James Scott (1671–1732)

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James Scott (1671 – October 1732) was a Scottish politician. He was a Burgh Commissioner for Montrose to the Parliament of Scotland prior to the Union, and one of Scotland's first representatives sent to the new Parliament of Great Britain.

Scott was elected to Parliament on 30 October 1710 in the 1710 general election for the constituency of Aberdeen Burghs. He stood down from Parliament the following year, causing a by-election on 8 February 1711. He died in 1732, aged 61.

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Parliament of Scotland
Preceded by
James Mudie
Burgh Commissioner for Montrose
1702–1707
Succeeded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Parliament of Scotland
Member of Parliament for Scotland
1707–1708
With: 44 others
Succeeded by
John Gordon
(as MP for Aberdeen Burghs)
Preceded by
John Gordon
Member of Parliament for Aberdeen Burghs
17101711
Succeeded by
William Livingston