David Davidson (politician)
|Member of the Scottish Parliament
for North East Scotland
6 May 1999 – 2 April 2007
25 January 1943 |
|Political party||Scottish Conservative Party|
David Davidson (born 25 January 1943 in Edinburgh) is a former Scottish Conservative and Unionist Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for North East Scotland Region, from 1999 to 2007. Whilst in parliament he was a director of the Scottish Parliament Business Exchange (2001-2007). He was previously a councillor in Stirling. After leaving parliament he was employed at Caledonia Consulting as a lobbyist along with fellow ex MSP Mike Watson.
In 2005 Davidson was forced to resign as Conservative Health spokesman after newspaper reports revealed he had been involved in a sex and drink scandal involving SNP MSP Christine Grahame. Davidson, who is married with five children, was alleged to have spent three nights a week with the SNP MSP.
- "Scottish Business and Parliament Exchange - officers". Companies House. Retrieved 14 March 2017.
- The Scotsman, "Tory MSP resigns after drink and sex allegations", February 2005
- David Davidson MSP official site
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