Gemma Doyle (politician)
|Shadow Minister for Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans|
8 October 2010 – 8 May 2015
|Preceded by||Bob Ainsworth|
|Succeeded by||Rachael Maskell|
(as Shadow Minister for Armed Forces Personnel and Veterans)
|Member of Parliament |
for West Dunbartonshire
6 May 2010 – 30 March 2015
|Preceded by||John McFall|
|Succeeded by||Martin Docherty|
|Born||13 April 1981|
Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland
|Political party||Labour Co-operative|
|Alma mater||University of Glasgow|
|Committees||Energy and Climate Change 2010, Administration 2010, Armed Forces Bill 2011–|
She previously worked for the Labour Party, and before that for the Institution of Civil Engineers as a conference organiser, for the political communications company Holyrood Communications Ltd, and as a Labour party researcher for Cathy Craigie Labour MSP.
Member of Parliament
In October 2010 she became Labour's Shadow Defence Minister for Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans, deputy to Shadow Defence Secretary Jim Murphy. In 2011, she was a member of the special Select Committee set up to scrutinise the Bill that became the Armed Forces Act 2011. She lost her seat in the 2015 election, and after leaving parliament became director of a public affairs firm.
Gemma Doyle is married to Gregor Poynton, the Director of External Engagement at the Scottish Labour Party, who was formerly at Portland Communications and Blue State Digital. Poynton was the Labour candidate for North East Fife at the 2003 Scottish Parliament election.
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- "About Gemma". gemmadoyle.org.uk. Archived from the original on 11 July 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
- "Gemma Doyle, former MP, West Dunbartonshire - TheyWorkForYou". TheyWorkForYou.
- "Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet and ministerial teams". BBC News. 12 October 2010.
- "Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill". parliament.uk. Retrieved 20 Sep 2013.
- Warry, Richard. "Election results 2017: How do you get over losing your job as an MP?". BBC. Retrieved 12 October 2017.
- "Murphy continues Scottish Labour rebuilding with appointment of Better Together Chief". LabourList. 21 January 2015.
- "2003 Election Results".
- Profile at Parliament of the United Kingdom
- Contributions in Parliament at Hansard 2010–present
- Voting record at Public Whip
- Record in Parliament at TheyWorkForYou
- "Gemma Doyle MP". BBC Democracy Live. BBC. Retrieved 17 November 2010.
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
| Member of Parliament for West Dunbartonshire