Jean Urquhart MSP Highlands and Islands, Independent


Jean Urquhart

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    The National Galleries of Scotland Bill Committee; Finance.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross constituency 1999 and Shetland Islands constituency 2011 Scottish Parliament elections. MSP for Highlands and Islands region since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Housing, community development, Gaelic, rural affairs, crofting, islands communities.
  • Party groups

    Member, national executive, Scottish National Party 2009-10; Resigned from SNP 23 October 2012, now sits as Independent.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Deputy Convener Crofting Group 2011-; Convener: Adult Learning Group 2013-, Culture Group 2013-, Palestine Group 2013-; Poland Group: Deputy Convener 2013-14, Convener 2014-.
  • Countries of interest


Election record for Highlands and Islands, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 47.5%
Labour 14.5%
Conservative 11.6%
Name Party Seats Votes % of votes
John Finnie, Jean Urquhart, Mike MacKenzie Scottish National Party 3 85,082 47.5
Rhoda Grant, David Stewart Labour 2 25,884 14.5
Jamie McGrigor, Mary Elizabeth Scanlon Conservative 2 20,843 11.6
Turnout %

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