Anna Anderson McCurley (née Gemmell; born 18 January 1943) is a Scottish politician.
She was elected as Conservative Member of Parliament for Renfrew West and Inverclyde in the landslide of 1983. She lost the seat to Labour candidate Tommy Graham in 1987. During her time in Parliament, she was described by The Scotsman newspaper as outspoken and formidable, and praised by her successor for her political independence and interest in her constituents. She contested the Chairmanship of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Association, the party's voluntary wing, in 1989 losing to Sir Michael Hirst, the former MP for Strathkelvin and Bearsden, with whom she publicly opposed the parliamentary candidature of following a long rivalry.
In 1997, she attempted to become the Conservative parliamentary candidate for the Eastwood constituency, but failed to make it to the shortlist stage, with Paul Cullen eventually taking the candidature. She explained her defeat by suggesting her "views are more traditional Conservative than modern Conservative".
- Times Guide to the House of Commons 1983
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-05. Retrieved 2010-01-02.
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