Personal Information

  • Member for: Perthshire South and Kinross-shire
  • Party: Scottish National Party
  • Date of Birth: 27 July 1951

Personal Interests:
Walking, path promotion, science fiction

Additional Information:

Parliamentarian of the Year 2000

SNP Deputy Leader 2000 – 2004 

    Education:

    John Curtin High School, Fremantle, Western Australia

    Western Australia University 
    BA (Hons) Politics

    Edinburgh University 
    LLB, obtained 1982

    Aberdeen University 

    Dip Legal Practice, obtained 1983 

    Career History:

    1990 - present
    Advocate

    1989 - 1990
    Solicitor Private Practice

    1986 - 1989
    Solicitor Glasgow District Council

    1983 - 1986
    Solicitor Dumbarton District Council

    1977 - 1979

    Researcher SNP