Gavin Brown (politician)
|Convener of the Scottish Parliament Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee|
8 June 2011
|Preceded by||Iain Smith|
|Member of the Scottish Parliament
(1 of 7 Regional MSPs)
3 May 2007
|Born||4 June 1975|
He contested Edinburgh South at the 2005 UK general election, where he came third. He contested the same seat at the 2007 Scottish Parliament election finishing fourth, but was elected to Holyrood as a list member for the Lothians region.
He was the party's Tourism and Enterprise Spokesman and sat on the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee at Holyrood. He announced in 2015 that he would not be standing for re-election as an MSP in 2016.
Gavin Brown worked as a solicitor at McGrigors before his election to Holyrood. Gavin is also a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and in 2008 ran the Edinburgh Marathon. He lives in the Fairmilehead area of Edinburgh and is married with one daughter.
He voted against allowing same sex couples the right to get married.
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