|Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Highlands and Islands
6 May 1999
19 October 1949 |
|Political party||Scottish Conservative Party|
McGrigor fought the Argyll and Bute constituency in the 2005 general election, finishing second, and fought the equivalent seat in the 2007 Scottish parliament election, finishing third.
He has served as spokesman for fisheries for the Scottish Conservatives and is currently their spokesman on communities and sport. He is also an Honorary Vice-President of English-Speaking Union Scotland.
McGrigor is the eldest son of the late Sir Charles McGrigor, 5th Bt, by his wife Mary Bettine (the historian Mary McGrigor), daughter of Sir Charles Edmonstone, 6th Baronet. He is descended patrilineally from Sir James McGrigor, 1st Baronet, Wellington's Surgeon General serving the British army in Spain during the Peninsular campaign, who received a baronetcy in 1831. Another distinguished relative was the late Admiral of the Fleet Sir Rhoderick McGrigor, grandson of the second Baronet and thus his first cousin twice removed.
- Mary McGrigor F.S.A. Scot
- Debrett's Peerage 2008
- Jamie McGrigor MSP profile Scottish Conservative Party
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|Baronetage of the United Kingdom|
Sir Charles Edward McGrigor, 5th Baronet
(of Campden Hill in the County of Middlesex)
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