Rhoda Grant MSP Highlands and Islands, Labour, Scottish Labour Shadow Minister for Equality


Rhoda Grant

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 Labour: Ministerial Parliamentary Aide to Margaret Curran as Minister for Social Justice 2002-03, Whip 2008-11, Spokesperson for Rural Development, Economy and Skills (maternity cover) 2009, Shadow Minister for: Finance and Infrastructure 2011, Energy, Enterprise and Tourism 2011-13, Wellbeing 2013-14, Sport, Health Improvement and Mental Health 2014-15, Equality 2015-.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Health and Sport.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber constituency 2003 Scottish Parliament election. MSP for Highlands and Islands region 1999-2003, and since 3 May 2007. Contested Na h-Eileanan an Iar constituency 2016 Scottish Parliament election.
  • Political interests

    Social exclusion, transport, rural affairs, fishing, farming, finance, employment, health.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Deputy Convener, Crofting Group 2007-14.

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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