Joan McAlpine MSP South Scotland, Scottish National Party


Joan McAlpine

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 Alex Salmond as First Minister 2011-14.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Economy, Energy and Tourism; Welfare Reform.
  • Electoral history

    MSP for South Scotland region since 5 May 2011. Contested Dumfriesshire constituency 2016 Scottish Parliament election.
  • Political interests

    Education, culture, media, creative industries, achieving full economic powers and political sovereignty for the people of Scotland, learning disabilities, carers.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Convener, Carers Group 2013-; Deputy convener: Culture Group 2013-, Volunteering And The Voluntary Sector Group 2014-.
  • Countries of interest

    Ghana, Irleand, Nigeria, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, USA.

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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