Personal Information

  • Member for: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish Labour
  • Date of Birth: 22 October 1942

Religious Affiliation:
Church of Scotland

Trade Union and Professional Memberships:


Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners

Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists


    Perth Academy

    Trinity College Glenalmond

    University of Edinburgh

    Career History:

    1970 - 1999
    General Practitioner

    1976 - 1999 and 2003 - 2007
    Consultant Psychiatrist


    Medical Adviser to Central Region-

    Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire District Councils on adoption and fostering (1996-2001)

    Medical Officer (Deputy) Scottish Prison Service, HMP Cornton Vale 1976-1999