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Candidate

  Gordon Brown
Dunfermline East
Chancellor of the Exchequer

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married 2000, Sarah.

Education
Kirkcaldy High School
Edinburgh University (MA 1972, PhD 1982).

Non-political career
Edinburgh University: Rector 1972-75
Temporary lecturer 1975-76
Lecturer in politics, Glasgow College of Technology 1976-80
Journalist, then editor, Scottish Television current affairs department 1980-83.

Electoral history
Member for Dunfermline East since June, 1983.

Political career
Shadow Chief Secretary to The Treasury 1987-89
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer 1992-97
Chancellor of the Exchequer 1997-. Spokesman: Opposition Front Bench Spokesman on Trade and Industry 1985-87
Shadow Spokesman for Trade and Industry 1989-92.

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