Jackson Carlaw MSP Eastwood, Conservative, Deputy Leader, Scottish Conservatives; Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs


Jackson Carlaw

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 Conservatives: Shadow Minister for: Public Health 2007-10, Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change 2010-11; Spokesperson for: Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change 2011, Health 2011-16; Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs 2016-.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Public Petitions.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Eastwood constituency 2003, 2007 and 2011 Scottish Parliament elections. MSP for West of Scotland region 2007-11, for West Scotland region 2011-16, for Eastwood constituency since 5 May 2016.
  • Political interests

    Health, business, relations between minority communities, veterans' affairs.
  • Party groups

    Scottish Conservative Party: Member 1978-, National chair, Young Scottish Conservatives 1984-86, Chair, Eastwood branch 1988-92, Party vice-chair, then deputy chair 1992-97, Member, national executive committee 2003-07, Party deputy chair 2005-06, Contested leadership election 2011, Deputy Leader 2011-.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Vice-convener, Supporting Veterans in Scotland Group 2008-11; Convener, Chronic Pain Group 2012-14.

Election record for Eastwood, 05 May 2016

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 35.55%
Scottish National Party 31.13%
Labour 30.47%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Carlaw, Jackson Conservative 12,932 35.55
Maxwell, Stewart Scottish National Party 11,322 31.13
Macintosh, Ken Labour 11,081 30.47
Duncan, John Liberal Democrat 921 2.53
Majority 1,610 votes
Electorate 53,085
Turnout (36,372) 68.52%

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