David Torrance (politician)
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|Member of the Scottish Parliament
5 May 2011
|Preceded by||Marilyn Livingstone|
13 March 1961 |
Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
|Political party||Scottish National Party|
Born in Kirkcaldy, he was educated at Balwearie High School, and Adam Smith College, where he gained an HND Mechanical Engineering. He is a member of the Scout Association as a Leader since 1979 and is also the Assistant District Commissioner for Kirkcaldy District Scouts.
He joined the Scottish National Party in 1981 and has been a Fife local councillor since 1995. He has worked for British Gas, Alcan Chemicals, Bosch Rexroth before going into politics full-time in 2007, working for Christopher Harvie MSP.
|Scottish Parliament election, 2011: Kirkcaldy|
|Liberal Democrats||John Mainland||820||2.9||-10.1|
|SNP gain from Labour||Swing||+6.2|
|Member of the Scottish Parliament for Kirkcaldy