Jim Eadie (politician)
|Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Edinburgh Southern
7 May 2011
|Preceded by||Mike Pringle|
10 February 1968 |
|Political party||Scottish National Party|
|Alma mater||University of Strathclyde|
Eadie contested the seat of Edinburgh Southern in the Scottish Parliament general election, 2011, and defeated the Liberal Democrat incumbent Mike Pringle by a narrow margin of 693 votes, reversing a notional majority of almost 4,000. In the same election, he was the eleventh list candidate for the SNP in the Lothian region.
Prior to entering parliament, Eadie worked for the Royal College of Nursing and Scottish Television, before becoming head of the Scottish branch of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry in 2002. He left in 2007 to start a healthcare consulting business.
- "Jim Eadie MSP". Democracy Live. BBC. Retrieved 24 April 2013.
- Chris Marshall and Carla Gray (7 May 2011). "Scottish Parliament election: Profiles of the candidates elected to serve in Edinburgh". Edinburgh Evening News. Retrieved 7 May 2011.
- BBC News - Election Results - Edinburgh Southern
- Herald Scotland: Edinburgh Southern
- SNP MSP profile