Liz Cameron

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Elizabeth Cameron
Councillor, Glasgow City Council
In office
3 May 2007 – 3 May 2017
Preceded byNew ward
ConstituencyGarscadden/Scotstounhill
In office
6 April 1995 – 3 May 2007
Preceded byNew ward
Succeeded byMulti-member ward
ConstituencyKnightswood South
Lord Provost of Glasgow
In office
15 May 2003 – 17 May 2007
Preceded byAlex Mosson
Succeeded byBob Winter
Personal details
BornPartick, Glasgow
Political partyScottish Labour Party
Alma materUniversity of Glasgow
ProfessionLecturer

Liz Cameron, born in Partick, Glasgow is a former Lord Provost of Glasgow.[1]

She graduated from the University of Glasgow and became a college lecturer, teaching at Bell College of Technology in Hamilton. First elected as a Labour member of the Glasgow District Council in 1992, she was elected to the new City of Glasgow Unitary Authority to represent the Knightswood South ward in 1995.

After having served as Convener of the Council's Art and Culture Committee from 1998–2003, she was unanimously elected by the city council to replace Alex Mosson as Lord Provost in May 2003, a post which she held for four years. After her term as Lord Provost, she sat as a councillor for a further 10 years, before retiring from the council at the 2017 elections.[2]

She is married to Duncan Cameron, a president of the Camanachd Association.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Stephen, Kenneth (1 December 2007). "President's first task is to unite clubs and board". The Herald. Retrieved 15 December 2010.
  2. ^ "Council Elections 2017: All change as Glasgow waves goodbye to legends of the Chambers". Evening Times. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
Government offices
Preceded by
Alex Mosson
Lord Provost of Glasgow
2003–2007
Succeeded by
Bob Winter