Jim Tolson

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Jim Tolson
Jim Tolson.jpg
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Dunfermline West
In office
3 May 2007 – 5 May 2011
Preceded by Scott Barrie
Succeeded by Bill Walker
Majority 476 (1.6%)
Personal details
Political party Scottish Liberal Democrats
Website http://www.jimtolson.com

Jim Tolson (born 26 May 1965) is a Scottish Liberal Democrat politician, and a former Member of the Scottish Parliament for Dunfermline West. He lost his seat to the Scottish National Party's Bill Walker in the 2011 election.[1]

Prior to his election as an MSP, he was an employee of Sky Subscriber Services Ltd. in Dunfermline.[2]In 2005 Tolson won a case against Sky at an employment tribunal seeking more time off to carry out council duties.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gary Fitzpatrick, "SNP storm home in Dunfermline shock" - Dunfermline Press, 6 May 2011
  2. ^ "Fife councillor wins tribunal case for 'public duties' days off". The Scotsman. 11 August 2005. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Fife councillor wins case to get days off". The Journal Online (Law Society of Scotland). 11 August 2005. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 

External links[edit]

  • Jim Tolson profile at the Scottish Liberal Democrats web site
Scottish Parliament
Preceded by
Scott Barrie
Member of the Scottish Parliament for Dunfermline West
2007-2011
Succeeded by
Bill Walker