Jamie Greene

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Jamie Greene

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Member of the Scottish Parliament
for West Scotland
Assumed office
6 May 2016
Personal details
Born (1980-03-19) March 19, 1980 (age 39)
Greenock
NationalityBritish / Canadian (dual)
Political partyScottish Conservative Party
Websitehttp://www.jamiegreene.uk/

Jamie Gillan Greene is a British politician who is a Scottish Conservative and Unionist Member of Scottish Parliament for the West Scotland region, elected in the 2016 Scottish Parliament election.

In the 2015 United Kingdom general election, Greene stood for the UK Parliament as the Conservative candidate for North Ayrshire and Arran where he came third.[1]

In 2016, Greene stood for the Scottish Parliament as the Conservative candidate for the Cunninghame North constituency where he came second, then was elected from the West Scotland regional list where he was second on the regional list for the Scottish Conservatives and elected as the second regional member on the final list.[2][3]

Greene is the spokesperson for Transport and Infrastructure following a Shadow Cabinet reshuffle in June 2017. Prior to this Greene was the Scottish Conservative spokesperson for technology, connectivity and the digital economy as well as digital broadcasting.[4] He sits on the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee and the Equalities and Human Rights Committees of the Scottish Parliament.[5]

After his election he also instigated and is Co-Convenor of the Scottish Parliaments' first Cross-Party-Group (CPG) on LGBTI+ issues.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ayrshire North & Arran Parliamentary constituency". BBC News. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Election 2016: West Scotland. Scottish Parliament region". BBC News. 6 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Cunninghame North Scottish Parliament constituency". BBC News. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Scottish Conservative appointments for new parliamentary term". Scottish Conservative Party. Retrieved 26 May 2016.
  5. ^ "Jamie Greene MSP". Scottish Parliament. Retrieved 23 June 2016.