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Candidate

  Des Browne
Kilmarnock & Loudoun

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married Maura Taylor 1983
2 sons.

Education
Saint Michael's Academy, Kilwinning
Glasgow University (LLB 1975).

Non-political career
Advocate. Career: Qualified as solicitor 1976
Called to Scottish Bar 1993.

Electoral history
Contested Argyll and Bute 1992 general election. Member for Kilmarnock and Loudoun since May 1, 1997.

Political career
PPS to: Donald Dewar as Secretary of State for Scotland 1998-99
Adam Ingram as Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office 2000.

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