Mary Mulligan

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Mary Mulligan
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Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Linlithgow
In office
9 May 1999 – 22 March 2011
Preceded by new constituency
Succeeded by Fiona Hyslop
Majority 1,150 (3.9%)
Personal details
Born (1960-02-12) 12 February 1960 (age 57)
Liverpool
Political party Scottish Labour Party
Website www.marymulliganmsp.org.uk

Mary Mulligan (born 12 February 1960, Liverpool) is a Scottish Labour Party politician, and formerly Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for Linlithgow constituency from 1999-2011. She lost her seat to the Scottish National Party's Fiona Hyslop in the 2011 Scottish Parliament election.

She was appointed Deputy Minister for Health and Community Care upon Jack McConnell becoming First Minister in 2001. After the reshuffle following the 2003 election she became Deputy Minister for Communities. She resigned from this position in October 2004 in order to concentrate on preventing St John's Hospital in Livingston being downgraded (see [1]). This hospital served many of her constituents. Nevertheless, services were cut from the hospital as planned.

Mulligan was Labour's Shadow Minister for Housing and Communities. She was a member of the Scottish Parliament Local Government and Communities Committee.

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Scottish Parliament
Preceded by
Constituency Created
Member of the Scottish Parliament for Linlithgow
19992011
Succeeded by
Fiona Hyslop
Political offices
Preceded by
Office Created
Deputy Minister for Communities
2003–2004
Succeeded by
Johann Lamont
Preceded by
Malcolm Chisholm
Deputy Minister for Health and Community Care
2001–2003
Succeeded by
Tom McCabe