Lynda Marie Scott is a former New Zealand politician. She was a member of the National Party.
Scott attended Mairehau High School in Christchurch. She trained as a nurse in Wellington and then became a doctor in Auckland. She worked as a geriatrician. For a time, she also served as a director of Blenheim radio company Marlborough Media, which owned Sounds FM and Easy FM.
Member of Parliament
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Scott was first elected to Parliament in the 1999 elections, winning the South Island seat of Kaikōura. She replaced Doug Kidd, a long-serving National MP who had opted to become a list MP. In 2002, she became National's spokesperson for health. On 21 July 2004, however, she announced that she would retire from politics at the next election, returning to her "first love", medicine.
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