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Candidate

  Charles Kennedy
Ross, Skye & Inverness West
Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Elected in 2001? 
Education
Lochaber High School, Fort William
Glasgow University (MA politics, philosophy and English 1982)
Indiana University (1982-83)

Non-political career
President, Glasgow University Union 1980-81
Winner, British Observer Mace Debating Tournament 1982
Journalist with BBC Highland, at Inverness 1982.

Electoral history
Member for Ross, Cromarty and Skye 1983-97, and for Ross, Skye and Inverness West since May 1, 1997.

Political career
Leader, Liberal Democrat Party 1999-. Spokesman: Alliance Spokesman for Social Security 1987
SDP Spokesman for: Scotland and Social Security 1987-88
Trade and Industry 1988-89
Liberal Democrat Spokesman for: Health 1989-92
European Union Affairs 1992-97
Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Rural Affairs 1997-99.

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