Ian McKee

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Dr
Ian McKee
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Lothians
In office
3 May 2007 – 22 March 2011
Personal details
Nationality British
Political party Scottish National Party

Dr. Ian McKee is an English-born Scottish National Party politician who was Member of the Scottish Parliament for Lothians region from 2007 to 2011.[1]

He was elected during the 2007 election for the Lothians region.[2]

On 6 December 2007 he intervened in a debate in the Scottish Parliament to declare "I am an Englishman".[3]

In 2010, at the age of 70, he announced that he would not be standing for re-election.[4]

Early life[edit]

Born in South Shields, England, McKee was educated at Fettes College in Edinburgh and at the University of Edinburgh. He then became a hospital doctor in the National Health Service, before becoming a Medical Officer in the Royal Air Force (RAF) from 1966 to 1971.[5] He worked as a general practitioner in a medical practice in Wester Hailes, Edinburgh.[4] He formerly wrote a medical column in the Daily Record newspaper[citation needed] and a column in The Scotsman newspaper.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Previous MSPs: Session 3 (2007-2011): Ian McKee MSP". The Scottish Parliament. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Elections May 2007". Edinburgh South SNP. Retrieved 31 January 2009. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ a b "Ian McKee reveals plan to quit Holyrood". The Scotsman. 29 May 2010. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Ian McKee MSP biography pages". Scottish Parliament. Archived from the original on 31 August 2010. 
  6. ^ "Ian McKee: Register of Interest". Scottish Parliament. Archived from the original on 31 August 2010. 

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