Paul Wheelhouse MSP South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy


  • Tel 0131-348 6891

  • Email:

  • Constituency address

    8 Sandbed, Hawick, Roxburghshire TD9 0HE United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP United Kingdom
Paul Wheelhouse

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

    Parliamentary Liaison Officer to: Richard Lochhead as Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment 2011-12, Bruce Crawford as Cabinet Secretary for Parliamentary Business and Government Strategy 2012; Minister for: Environment and Climate Change 2012-14, Community Safety and Legal Affairs 2014-16, Business, Innovation and Energy 2016-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire constituency 2011 and 2016 Scottish Parliament elections. MSP for South Scotland region since 5 May 2011.
  • Party groups

    Scottish National Party (SNP): Member 2003-, Organiser for Roxburgh and Berwickshire SNP.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Deputy Convener Sport Group 2011-12.

Election record for South Scotland, 05 Apr 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 41.0%
Labour 25.3%
Liberal Democrat 5.4%
Name Party Seats Votes % of votes
Joan McAlpine, Aileen McLeod, Paul Wheelhouse, Chic Brodie Scottish National Party 4 114,270 41.0
Claudia Hamilton Beamish, Graeme James Pearson Labour 2 70,595 25.3
Jim Hume Liberal Democrat 1 15,096 5.4
Turnout %

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