|Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Midlothian North and Musselburgh
5 May 2011
|Preceded by||Constituency created|
17 October 1951 |
|Political party||Scottish National Party|
He won the newly created seat in the 2011 Scottish Parliament election with a majority of just under 3000 votes. Beattie previously worked as a banker and was SNP group leader on Midlothian Council. Colin Beattie is also the current serving SNP National Treasurer.
- Reynolds, Rory (6 May 2011). "Beattie claims new seat with 'historic' win over Labour". Edinburgh Evening News. Retrieved 8 May 2011.
- Standards Commission Scotland NEWS RELEASE - 18 June 2013 - MIDLOTHIAN HEARING - Councillor Lisa Beattie of MIDLOTHIAN COUNCIL and Mr Colin Beattie MSP (a Former Councillor in MIDLOTHIAN)
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