Alex Johnstone

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Alex Johnstone
MSP
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Member of the Scottish Parliament
for North East Scotland
Incumbent
Assumed office
6 May 1999
Personal details
Born (1961-07-31) 31 July 1961 (age 53)
Stonehaven
Political party Scottish Conservative Party
Spouse(s) Linda Anne Johnstone
Children Alexander Johnstone (1983), Christine Watson(1987)

Alex Johnstone (born 31 July 1961 in Stonehaven) is a British Conservative & Unionist politician, and Member of the Scottish Parliament for the North East Scotland electoral region since 1999. He fought the West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine constituency in the 2005 General Election, finishing second. He also finished second in Angus North and Mearns in the 2011 Scottish Parliament elections, but was re-elected as an additional member on the party list. In Holyrood he has served as Chief Whip and rural affairs spokesman for the British Conservative Party in Scotland and is currently their Shadow Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change

Personal life[edit]

He has been married to Linda since 1981 and they have two children grown up Alexander and Christine and 6 grandsons. Greg, Alex, Rhyes and Scott Johnstone, Cameron and Steven Watson. Johnstone was educated at Mackie Academy in Stonehaven before working as a dairy and arable farmer.

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