Nick Johnston (politician)
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|Member of the Scottish Parliament|
for Mid Scotland and Fife
6 May 1999 – 10 August 2001
|Born||5 January 1948|
|Political party||Scottish Conservative Party|
Paul Nicholas Johnston (born 5 January 1948, Filey) is a Scottish politician. He was a Conservative Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the Mid Scotland and Fife region from May 1999 until August 2001.
He stood as a Conservative & Unionist candidate for the Scottish Parliament in 1999 and was elected for the Mid Scotland and Fife region. At the beginning of Parliament, Johnston took the oath in Catalan. In January 2001 he wrote a letter to The Times, where he expressed disillusionment with the attitude of other politicians. An absence from Parliament began in February 2001 with an episode of pneumonia and he resigned in August 2001.
He married Catherine McPhee in 1972. They divorced in 1993, having one son and two daughters. He married Anna Jiménez-Olive in 1993, and they have two sons.
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- "Outgoing Tory attacks colleagues". BBC News. 10 August 2001.
- "Former Tory MSP supports Yes vote in independence referendum". STV News. STV. 22 December 2013. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
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