John Finnie MSP Highlands and Islands, Independent

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John Finnie

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.

Biography

  • Born:

    31/12/1956
  • Positions

    Parliamentary Liaison Officer to Kenny MacAskill as Cabinet Secretary for Justice 2011-12; Member, Scottish Parliamentary Bureau 2013-14.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Equal Opportunities; Justice; Justice Sub-committee on Policing.
  • Electoral history

    MSP for Highlands and Islands region since 5 May 2011.
  • Party groups

    Resigned from SNP 23 October 2012, now sits as Independent.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Convener: Drug and Alcohol Misuse Group 2011-, Human Rights Group 2011-.

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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