George Kynoch (Scottish politician)

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This article is about the MP for Kincardine and Deeside. For the businessman and MP for Aston Manor, see George Kynoch (businessman).

George Alexander Bryson Kynoch OBE (born 7 October 1946), is a Scottish Conservative politician.

At the 1992 general election, he was elected as MP for Kincardine and Deeside, defeating the Liberal Democrat Nicol Stephen, who had gained the seat at a by-election in 1991. From 1995 to 1997, he was a junior Scottish Office minister.

Kynoch's seat was abolished in boundary changes for the 1997 general election; he contested the new seat of Aberdeenshire West and Kincardine but lost to the Liberal Democrat Sir Robert Smith.

In May 2008 Kynoch was elected as Deputy Chairman of the Scottish Conservatives. He was reelected in 2010 and held office till 2012.

Kynoch was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2013 New Year Honours for public and political service.[1]

Since 1997 George Kynoch has held several non executive director positions in AIM listed and private companies.



  • "Times Guide to the House of Commons", Times Newspapers Limited, 1992 and 1997 editions.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Nicol Stephen
Member of Parliament for Kincardine and Deeside
Constituency abolished
Political offices
Preceded by
James Douglas-Hamilton
Allan Stewart
Hector Monro
Under-Secretary of State for Scotland
1995 – 1997
With: Lord Lindsay
Raymond Robertson
Succeeded by
Sam Galbraith
Lord Sewel
Malcolm Chisholm