Personal Information

  • Member for: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Labour
  • Date of Birth: 05 May 1956

Personal Interests:
David is particularly interested in the subject areas of transport, rural development, oil and gas, international development and diabetes.

Religious Affiliation:
Church of Scotland

Trade Union Membership:
UNISON

Party Memberships:
Co-operative party 

    Education:

    1974 - 1978
    Paisley College, BA Hons
    1980 - 1981
    Stirling University, Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work and CQSW
    1996
    Open University Business School, Professional Diploma in Management

    Career History:

    1981 - 1986
    Social Worker Dumfries
    1986 - 1987
    Social Worker Dingwall
    1987 - 1997
    Area Team Manager, Inverness
    1997 - 2005
    MP for Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber
    2005 - 2007
    Assistant Director, Rural Affairs SCVO

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