Gordon MacDonald (Scottish politician)

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Gordon MacDonald
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Edinburgh Pentlands
Assumed office
7 May 2011
Preceded by David McLetchie
Personal details
Born (1960-01-02) 2 January 1960 (age 56)
Glasgow, Scotland
Political party Scottish National Party
Alma mater Glasgow College of Technology
Website www.gordonmacdonaldmsp.info

Gordon MacDonald (born 2 January 1960) is a Scottish politician, currently the Scottish National Party MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands.

He was born in Glasgow and educated at Cumbernauld High School, the Central College of Commerce and the Glasgow College of Technology.[1]

MacDonald contested the seat of Edinburgh Pentlands in the Scottish Parliament general election, 2011, and defeated the Conservative incumbent David McLetchie by a margin of 1,758 votes.[2] Before being elected as a MSP he had worked as a management accountant for Lothian Buses from 1989 to 2011.[1]


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