John Scott (Scottish politician)
|Member of the Scottish Parliament
16 March 2000
|Preceded by||Ian Welsh|
7 June 1951 |
|Political party||Scottish Conservative Party|
Born in Girvan, he has been MSP for Ayr since winning it in a by-election in 2000. He was returned in the 2003 parliamentary election and again, with an increased majority, in the 2007 parliamentary election. On 11 May 2011, he was elected by MSPs to serve as one of the two Deputy Presiding Officers of the Scottish Parliament.
- "SNP MSP Tricia Marwick elected presiding officer". BBC News. 11 May 2011. Retrieved 11 May 2011.
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|Member of the Scottish Parliament for Ayr
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