John Lyons (British politician)
|Member of Parliament
for Strathkelvin and Bearsden
7 June 2001 – 5 May 2005
|Preceded by||Sam Galbraith|
|Succeeded by||Constituency Abolished|
|Born||11 July 1949|
Following the reduction in Scottish constituencies in the British House of Commons under the Scotland Act 1998, that constituency was abolished for the 2005 general election. Lyons stood in the new East Dunbartonshire, where he lost to the Liberal Democrat Jo Swinson.
He consistently voted against and opposed the Iraq war.
- "Labour's Scots seats still firm but with less grip". The Herald. 2001-06-08. Retrieved 2010-08-17.
- "Battered but still in control: Labour wounded after big losses to SNP and LibDems". Evening Times. 2005-05-06. Retrieved 2010-08-17.
- "The new scandal Labour in meltdown: Part two Labour in meltdown: Part two why was identity of potential Wendy donor switched". The Sunday Herald. 2007-12-02. Retrieved 2010-08-17.
- "Labour to hold new ballot". The Sunday Herald. 2001-01-14. Retrieved 2010-08-17.
- "Labour Iraq 'rebel' fears losing votes; constituency profile East Dunbartonshire". Daily Record. 2005-04-29. Retrieved 2010-08-17.
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Strathkelvin and Bearsden
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