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|Deputy Convener of the |
Subordinate Legislation Committee
|Assumed office |
14 June 2011
|Preceded by||Bob Doris|
|Member of the Scottish Parliament|
for Glasgow Cathcart
|Assumed office |
5 May 2011
|Preceded by||Charlie Gordon|
|Born||17 March 1953|
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
|Political party||Scottish National Party|
|Website||Official biography at The Scottish Parliament's website|
He was elected in the 2011 Parliamentary elections, having previously contested the Ayr Constituency in the 2003 Scottish Parliament elections and the Glasgow South-West Constituency in the 2005 UK general election before his election in 2011. He was also selected to be the SNP candidate in the 2009 Glasgow North East by-election, but decided to step aside following newspaper reports over his finances.
He represented the Langside ward on Glasgow City Council from 3 May 2007 until 3 May 2012 and was the SNP group leader on the council until June 2011, when he was succeeded by Councillor Allison Hunter.
In 2012, Dornan was appointed as a SNP Deputy Whip.
- "Oatlands £1 property deal has turned into 'nightmare'". Evening Times. 15 January 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
- Dornan joined SNP in 1996, bbc.co.uk; accessed 8 May 2015.
- James Dornan official website, jamesdornanmsp.org; accessed 8 May 2015.
- BBC News - Election 2011 - Scotland - Glasgow Cathcart, bbc.co.uk; accessed 8 May 2015.
- SNP candidate quits after financial allegations, STV 12 July 2009 17:05 BST accessed 21 January 2016.
- Profile, andrewteale.me.uk; accessed 8 May 2015.
- Langside Ward in Glasgow City Council, bbc.co.uk; accessed 8 May 2015.
- New city SNP leader to head battle for Glasgow, eveningtimes.co.uk; accessed 8 May 2015.
- Dornan named SNP Deputy Whip, bbc.co.uk; accessed 8 May 2015.
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