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Candidate

  Malcolm Bruce
Gordon
Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married 1st 1969, Jane (marriage dissolved 1992)
1 son, 1 daughter
Married 2nd 1998, Rosemary
1 daughter

Education
Wrekin College
St Andrews University
Strathclyde University (MA economics and political science, MSc marketing)
CPE and Inns of Court School of Law.

Non-political career
Trainee journalist, Liverpool Post 1966-67
Boots section buyer 1968-69
Research and information officer, NE Scotland Development Authority 1971-75
Director, Noroil Publishing House (UK) Ltd. 1975-81
Joint editor/publisher, Aberdeen Petroleum Publishing 1981-84.

Electoral history
Contested Angus North and Mearns October 1974, Aberdeenshire West 1979 general elections. Member for Gordon since June 1983

Political career
Chair, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party 1999-.

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