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This is a list of Members of Parliament at the House of Commons in Westminster representing constituencies in Scotland, arranged by party. For the national legislative body up to 1707, see Parliament of Scotland. ... This is a list of Acts of the Scottish Parliament. ... The Presiding Officer (Oifigear-Riaghlaidh in Scots Gaelic) is the Speaker, the person elected by the Members of the Scottish Parliament to chair their meetings. ... The Scottish Parliament building in April 2006 The Scottish Parliament Building is the home of the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood, within the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Edinburgh. ... Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) (Ball Pàrlamaid na h-Alba (BPA) in Gaelic) is the title given to any one of the 129 individuals elected to serve in the Scottish Parliament. ... The Scottish Parliament (Holyrood) has 73 constituencies, each electing one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the first past the post system of election, and eight additional member regions, each electing seven additional member MSPs. ... The polling date for the second Scottish Parliament election was held on May 1, 2003. ... The Scottish Parliament election, 2007, will be the third since the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood) was created in 1999. ... The Executives logo, shown with English and Scottish Gaelic caption The term Scottish Executive is used in two different, but closely-related senses: to denote the executive arm of Scotlands national legislature (i. ... The First Minister (First Meinister in Scots; Prìomh Mhinistear in Scots Gaelic) is the leader of Scotlands national devolved government, the Scottish Executive, which was established in 1999 along with the reconvened Scottish Parliament. ... Dewar Government Donald Dewar, Scotlands first First Minister, obtained the Scottish Parliaments approval to the first slate of members of the Scottish Executive and Junior Scottish Ministers on 19 May 1999. ... The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service is a government department in Scotland that is responsible for the public prosecution of alleged criminals. ... Her Majestys Advocate, known as the Lord Advocate (Morair Tagraidh in Scots Gaelic), was the chief legal adviser of the United Kingdom Government and the Crown in Scotland for both civil and criminal matters until the passing of the Scotland Act 1998. ... Her Majestys Solicitor General for Scotland (Àrd-neach-lagha a Chrùin an Alba) is one of the Law Officers of the Crown, and the deputy of the Lord Advocate, whose duty is to advise the Crown and the Scottish Executive on Scots Law. ... Below is a list of executive agencies of the Scottish Executive. ... // Executive Bodies The Scottish Executive is responsible for the following Executive NDPBs: Accounts Commission for Scotland Bòrd Gàidhlig na h-Alba Cairngorms National Park Authority Crofters Commission Deer Commission for Scotland Highlands & Islands Enterprise Learning & Teaching Scotland National Galleries of Scotland National Library of Scotland National Museums of... The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative body in the United Kingdom and British overseas territories. ... In the United Kingdom reserved matters, also referred to as reserved powers, are those subjects over which power to legislate is retained by Westminster, as stated by the Scotland Act 1998, Northern Ireland Act 1998 or Government of Wales Act 1998. ... 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Labour Party

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The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the main democratic socialist [1] political party in the United Kingdom. ... Douglas Garven Alexander M.P. (born October 26, 1967) is a British politician who is Secretary of State for Transport and Secretary of State for Scotland He is the Member of Parliament for the Scottish constituency of Paisley and Renfrewshire South representing the Labour Party. ... For the footballer, see Gordon Banks Gordon Raymond Banks (June 14, 1955) British politician and is the Labour Member of Parliament for Ochil and South Perthshire. ... Margaret Anne Begg (born December 6, 1955, Brechin, Scotland) is a Scottish politician and member of Parliament, for Aberdeen South since 1997. ... James Gordon Brown (born 20 February 1951) is the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the United Kingdom and a British Labour Party politician. ... Russell Leslie Brown (born September 17, 1951, Annan, Scotland) is a United Kingdom politician, and Labour member of Parliament for Dumfries and Galloway. ... The Right Honourable Desmond Henry Browne MP (born March 22, 1952) British politician and barrister. ... John David Cairns (born 1966) is a Scottish politician, and member of Parliament for Greenock and Inverclyde - the first person born locally to do so. ... Katy Clark (born 3 July 1967} is the Labour Member of Parliament for North Ayrshire and Arran. ... The Right Honourable Thomas Clarke (born January 10, 1941) is the Labour MP for Coatbridge and Chryston in Scotland. ... Michael Connarty (born 3 September 1947) is a British politician. ... The Rt Hon. ... Ian Graham Davidson (born 8 September 1950, Jedburgh) is a Scottish politician, and Labour and Co-operative member of Parliament for Glasgow South West. ... Jim Devine (born circa 1953) is a Scottish union official and politician. ... Brian Harold Donohoe (born 10 September 1948) is a British trade unionist and Labour member of Parliament for Cunninghame South, since 1992. ... Frank Doran (born April 13, 1949) is a Scottish politician. ... Nigel Griffiths (born 20 May 1955) is a Labour politician in Scotland. ... David Hamilton (born October 24, 1950, Dalkeith) is a UK politician and Labour Member of Parliament for Midlothian since 2001. ... Tom Harris (born 20 February 1964) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... Jimmy Hood (born 16 May 1948) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... The Right Honourable Adam Ingram (born January 1, 1947) is a Scottish politician, and member of Parliament for East Kilbride. ... Major Eric Joyce (born October 13, 1960, in Perth, Scotland) is a British politician and Member of Parliament for the Scottish constituency of Falkirk reprsenting the Labour Party. ... Marek Jerzy Lazarowicz, known as Mark Lazarowicz, (born Dagenham, August 8, 1953) is a Scottish politician, and Labour and Co-operative member of Parliament for Edinburgh North and Leith. ... Thomas McLaughlin McAvoy (born 14 December 1943, Glasgow) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... John William MacDougall (born 8 December 1947) is a Scottish Labour politician. ... John McFall (born 4 October 1944) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... James McGovern (born 17 November 1956) is a Scottish politician, and is the Labour Member of Parliament for the Dundee West UK parliamentary constituency in Dundee, Scotland. ... Anne Catherine McGuire (born 26 May 1949, Glasgow as Anne Catherine Long) is a politician in Scotland. ... Ann McKechin (born 22 April 1962) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... Rosemary McKenna CBE (born 8 May 1941 as Rosemary Harvey) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... David Marshall (born May 7, 1941 is the Labour MP for Glasgow East, Scotland, since 2005. ... This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... Sandra Osborne (born 23 February 1956) is the Labour member of Parliament for Ayr in Scotland. ... Anne Picking (born March 30, 1958) is a Scottish politician and current member of Parliament. ... John Reid (born 8 May 1947) is a British politician who is Home Secretary and Member of Parliament for the Scottish constituency of Airdrie and Shotts. ... John Robertson (born 17 April 1952, Glasgow) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... Frank Roy (born on August 29, 1958 in Motherwell, Scotland) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... Mohammad Sarwar (born 18 August 1952, Pakistan) is a politician in the United Kingdom, the Labour member of Parliament for Glasgow Central. ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... The Right Honourable Dr Gavin Steel Strang (born July 10, 1943) is a British politician, and Labour member of Parliament for Edinburgh East. ...

Liberal Democrats

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The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... Daniel Grian Alexander (born 15 May 1972) is a politician in the United Kingdom and Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey. ... John Andrew Barrett (February 11, 1954), Scottish politician, is the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Edinburgh West. ... Malcolm Bruce Malcolm Gray Bruce (born November 17, 1944) is British politician. ... Sir Walter Menzies Campbell, CBE, QC (born 22 May 1941, Glasgow), also known as Ming Campbell, is a British politician. ... Alistair Morrison Carmichael (born July 15, 1965) is a Liberal Democrat politician, and Member of Parliament for the Scottish seat of Orkney and Shetland. ... Rt. ... This page is about the UK politician. ... Alan Reid (born 7 August 1954) is a politician in Scotland. ... Willie Rennie is the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Dunfermline and West Fife, winning the Dunfermline and West Fife by-election held on February 9, 2006. ... Sir Robert Smith Sir Robert Hill Smith, 3rd Baronet (born 15 April 1958) is the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine, in Scotland. ... Jo Swinson MP Jo Swinson (born 5 February 1980) is the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for East Dunbartonshire constituency near Glasgow in Scotland. ... John Archibald Sinclair, 3rd Viscount Thurso (born September 10, 1953), known as John Thurso, is a British businessman and Liberal Democrat politician. ...

Scottish National Party

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In Scotland, the Scottish National Party (SNP) is a centre-left political party which campaigns for Scottish independence. ... Stewart Hosie MP Stewart Hosie is the Scottish National Party Member of Parliament for the Dundee East constituency in the 2005 UK General Election. ... Angus Brendan MacNeil (born July 21, 1970) is the SNP Member of Parliament for Na h-Eileanan an Iar. ... Angus Robertson Angus Robertson, born 28 September 1969, Wimbledon, London, England, is a Scottish politician. ... Alex Salmond MP Alexander Alex Elliot Anderson Salmond, born on Hogmanay, December 31, 1954 in Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland, is the leader (or National Convener) of the Scottish National Party (SNP). ... Michael Fraser Weir (born 24 March 1957) is a Scottish politician. ... Peter Wishart Peter Wishart (born 9 March 1962) is a Scottish politician, and is Scottish National Party (SNP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Perth and North Perthshire (UK Parliament constituency). ...

Conservative & Unionist Party

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The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative & Unionist Party) is currently the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), and the largest in terms of public membership. ... The Scottish Unionist Party is a name of two organisations, one now subsumed into the UK Conservative Party, and the other being a recent creation in response to the Conservative Partys support of the Anglo-Irish Agreement. ... David Gordon Mundell (born 27 May 1962 in Dumfries) is a Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party MP and former Member of the Scottish Parliament. ...

No Party

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Michael Martin Michael John Martin MP (born July 3, 1945, Glasgow, Scotland) is the Speaker of the House of Commons in the United Kingdom. ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ...

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