Gil Paterson MSP Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party


Gil Paterson

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:

  • Positions

    Scottish National Party Deputy Whip 2001-03.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Justice; Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Airdrie and Shotts constituency 1999 and 2003 and Clydebank and Milngavie constituency 2007 Scottish Parliament elections. MSP for Central Scotland region 1999-2003, for West of Scotland region 2007-11, and for Clydebank and Milngavie constituency since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Small businesses, housing, local government.
  • Party groups

    Scottish National Party: Member 1967-, Member, national council 1980-, Vice-convener, local government then administration 1986-97, Convener, parliamentary group 2007-.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Deputy Convener: Chronic Pain Group 2007-08, Men's Violence Against Women and Children Group 2007-08, China Group 2008-; Convener Chronic Pain Group 2008-11.
  • Countries of interest

    Canada, China, Estonia, Greece, USA.

Election record for Clydebank and Milngavie, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 43.28%
Labour 40.76%
Conservative 9.72%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Paterson, Gil Scottish National Party 12,278 43.28
McNulty, Des Labour 11,564 40.76
Struthers, Alice Conservative 2,758 9.72
Duncan, John Liberal Democrat 1,769 6.24
Majority 714 votes
Electorate 53,018
Turnout (28,369) 53.51%

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