Graeme Morrice

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Graeme Morrice
Member of Parliament
for Livingston
Incumbent
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded by Jim Devine
Majority 10,791 (22.5%)
Personal details
Born (1959-02-23) 23 February 1959 (age 55)
Edinburgh, West Lothian, Scotland
Nationality British
Political party Labour
Residence Livingston
Alma mater Edinburgh Napier University
Occupation MP
Profession Local Councillor
Website Official Website

Graeme Morrice (born 23 February 1959)[1] is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Livingston since 2010. He has a majority of 10,791 votes,[2] replacing Labour's previous MP Jim Devine.

Early life and education[edit]

Edinburgh born he was educated at the Mauldeth Road Primary School, Parrs Wood High School[citation needed], Broxburn Academy and Edinburgh Napier University, where he was awarded a SHND in Business Studies.

Political career[edit]

He has been a member of West Lothian Council since 1987, leading the Labour group from 1992-2010. He was the leader of the council, 1995-2007.[3]

Since being elected to the House of Commons he had been the Parliamentary Private Secretary to Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, John Denham from 2010 to 2011.

He is a current member of the Scottish Affairs Select Committee.

He was previously the Parliamentary Private Secretary to Labour Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland , Margaret Curran but since January 2013 has been Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Shadow Deputy Prime Minister and Shadow Secretary of State For Culture, Media and Sport Harriet Harman MP.[4]

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External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Jim Devine
Member of Parliament for Livingston
2010 – present
Incumbent