|Member of Parliament
6 May 2010 – 30 March 2015
|Preceded by||Jim Devine|
|Succeeded by||Hannah Bardell|
23 February 1959 |
Edinburgh, West Lothian, Scotland
|Alma mater||Edinburgh Napier University|
Early life and education
Edinburgh born he was educated at the Mauldeth Road Primary School, Parrs Wood High School, Broxburn Academy and Edinburgh Napier University, where he was awarded a SHND in Business Studies.
In June 2009, Jim Devine, the Labour MP for Livingston, was charged with false accounting and party officials decided that he would not be allowed to stand as a Labour candidate in the election in the following year. Morrice was subsequently selected as Labour's candidate for the 2010 election and was elected with a majority of 10,791 votes, While an MP, he was the Parliamentary Private Secretary to John Denham from 2010 to 2011 when Mr Denham was Labour's Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills. He was then the Parliamentary Private Secretary to Margaret Curran, during the period that she was Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland. From January 2013 until May 2015 he held a further Parliamentary Private Secretary post, to Harriet Harman MP, who at that time was both Shadow Deputy Prime Minister and Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. He was previously a member of the Scottish Affairs Select Committee.
- "Who's Who". ukwhoswho.com. Retrieved 18 April 2015.
- Graeme Morrice[dead link]
- "Sleaze watchdog launches probe into Devine expenses". The Scotsman. 20 June 2009. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
- Livingston Results - 2010 BBC Website
- "MP is 'eyes and ears' for Curran". The Scotsman. 16 March 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
- BBC General Election 2015 - Livingston
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Livingston
2010 – 2015
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