Alan Reid (politician)

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Alan Reid
MP
Member of Parliament
for Argyll and Bute
Incumbent
Assumed office
7 June 2001
Preceded by Ray Michie
Majority 3,431 (7.6%)
Personal details
Born (1954-08-07) 7 August 1954 (age 60)
Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland
Nationality British
Political party Liberal Democrat
Alma mater University of Strathclyde

Alan Reid (born 7 August 1954, Ayr) is a Scottish politician. He is Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Argyll and Bute, and was first elected at the 2001 general election.

Background[edit]

He was educated at Ayr Academy and the University of Strathclyde where he gained a BSc in Mathematics. Prior to his election to the House of Commons he worked for the University of Glasgow as a computer project manager.

He remains a member of the AUT (Association of University Teachers). He was a councillor on Renfrewshire District Council from 1988-96.

Parliamentary career[edit]

He contested Paisley South in 1992 and Dumbarton in 1997.

He was the Liberal Democrat spokesman for Northern Ireland Office and Scotland Office matters, a position he held since the Liberal Democrats 2007 reshuffle.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Ray Michie
Member of Parliament for Argyll and Bute
2001–present
Incumbent