Neil Bibby

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Neil Bibby
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for West Scotland region
Assumed office
5 May 2011
Personal details
Born (1983-09-06) 6 September 1983 (age 33)
Paisley, Renfrewshire
Political party Scottish Labour Co-operative

Neil James Bibby (born 6 September 1983) is a Scottish Labour Co-operative politician. Bibby was elected to the Scottish Parliament in 2011 to represent the West of Scotland region, as the Labour Party returned three members from the list.[1]

Born in Paisley, Neil grew up in Renfrewshire and went to the University of Glasgow. Bibby had been Chair of Young Labour UK and Chair of Scottish Labour Students. In 2007 he was elected to Renfrewshire council in Johnstone North, Kilbarchan and Lochwinnoch ward. Before becoming elected to the Scottish Parliament he worked for Jim Murphy MP and Ken Macintosh MSP.[2] He is currently the Scottish Labour Chief Whip and is a substitute member on the Welfare Reform Committee, as well as Co-Convenor of the Cross Party Group on Rail and the Deputy Convenor of the Cross Party Group on Visual Impairment.

Bibby is standing for the Paisley seat in the Scottish Parliament election, 2016.


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