Malcolm Savidge

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Malcolm Savidge
Member of Parliament
for Aberdeen North
In office
1 May 1997 – 5 May 2005
Preceded by Robert Hughes
Succeeded by Frank Doran
Personal details
Born (1946-05-09) 9 May 1946 (age 68)
Surrey, England
Nationality British
Political party Labour
Alma mater Aberdeen University

Malcolm Kemp Savidge (born 9 May 1946 in Surrey, England) is a politician in the United Kingdom. He was Labour Party member of Parliament for Aberdeen North, in Scotland, from the 1997 general election until he stood down at the 2005 general election.

Educated at Wallington County Grammar School and then Aberdeen University, he was previously a mathematics teacher for 24 years and was a member of Aberdeen City Council. In 1991, he unsuccessfully contested the Kincardine and Deeside by-election, coming fourth.

The Sunday Working (Scotland) Act 2003 was the result of a Private Member's Bill raised by Savidge during 2003. The Act extended to Scotland the rights enjoyed by shopworkers in England and Wales to refuse to work on a Sunday.

When the number of Parliamentary constituencies in Scotland was reduced for the 2005 general election, the former Aberdeen Central constituency was mostly absorbed into an expanded Aberdeen North. The Aberdeen Central MP Frank Doran was chosen as the Labour candidate for Aberdeen North, and Savidge did not contest the 2005 election.

Since leaving Westminster he has been a member of the British American Security Information Council [1], and has been a consultant to the Oxford Research Group.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Robert Hughes
Member of Parliament for Aberdeen North
19972005
Succeeded by
Frank Doran