|Member of Parliament
6 May 2010 – 30 March 2015
|Preceded by||Jim Devine|
|Succeeded by||Hannah Bardell|
23 February 1959 |
Edinburgh, West Lothian, Scotland
|Alma mater||Edinburgh Napier University|
Graeme Morrice (born 23 February 1959) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Livingston from 2010−2015. He was elected in 2010 with a majority of 10,791 votes, replacing Labour's previous MP Jim Devine. He lost his seat in the 2015 General Election, with a swing of 31 percent to the SNP.
Early life and education
Edinburgh born he was educated at the Mauldeth Road Primary School, Parrs Wood High School, Broxburn Academy and Edinburgh Napier University, where he was awarded a SHND in Business Studies.
Since being elected to the House of Commons he had been the Parliamentary Private Secretary to John Denham from 2010 to 2011 when Mr Denham was Labour's Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills. He was then the Parliamentary Private Secretary to Margaret Curran, when she was Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland. From January 2013 until May 2015 he had been Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Harriet Harman MP, who at that time was both Shadow Deputy Prime Minister and Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.
He was previously a member of the Scottish Affairs Select Committee.
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Livingston
2010 – 2015
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