Personal Information

  • Member for: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Labour
  • Date of Birth: 09 August 1952

Welcome to my section of the website. I am proud to serve as an MSP for South Scotland.

For more information about my work in Parliament and locally, please visit my personal website at 

Party Memberships:
Scottish Labour
Co-operative Party

Trade Union Membership:


    University of London – History and French

    Oxford University – Postgraduate qualification in Primary Teaching

    Glasgow Caledonian – Postgraduate Diploma in Energy and Environmental Systems

    Career History: