John Young (Scottish politician)
|Member of the Scottish Parliament
for West of Scotland
6 May 1999 – 31 March 2003
|Born||21 December 1930
|Died||3 November 2011 (aged 80)|
|Political party||Scottish Conservative Party|
John Young (21 December 1930 – 3 November 2011) was a Scottish politician. He served as a Conservative and Unionist Member of the Scottish Parliament for the West of Scotland in the Scottish Parliament between 1999 and 2003.
Having originally been elected as a councillor in Glasgow in 1961, Young became leader of Glasgow District Council in 1977, a role he held until 1980.
In the Scottish Parliament he was the Conservative group's Deputy Spokesman on Transport and Environment and was a member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body. He retired at the 2003 election.
Young died after a long illness in November 2011 at the age of 80. He was predeceased by his wife Doris and survived by one son, Peter.
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