Peter Peacock

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Peter Peacock
Peter Peacock.jpg
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Highlands and Islands
In office
6 May 1999 – 22 March 2011
Personal details
Born (1952-05-27) 27 May 1952 (age 68)
Political partyScottish Labour Party

Peter James Peacock CBE (born 27 May 1952) is a Scottish politician who was a Labour regional list Member of the Scottish Parliament for Highlands and Islands between 1999 and 2011. Peacock was appointed a deputy minister when first elected in 1999, and promoted to Minister for Education and Young People in the Scottish Executive after the 2003 election. He resigned from his Government post in November 2006 due to ill health.[1][2]

Peter Peacock was convener of the Highland Regional Council from 1995 to 1999.[3][4][5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UK | Scotland | Ill health forces minister's exit". BBC News. BBC. 14 November 2006. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
  2. ^ "New education minister as Peacock resigns". The Scotsman. Johnston Press. 14 November 2006. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Convener | Definition of Convener by Oxford Dictionary on Lexico.com also meaning of Convener". Lexico Dictionaries | English.
  4. ^ "Highland battle rages". Times Higher Education (THE). 29 November 1996.
  5. ^ "Peacock 'surprised' at exams move". 23 February 2006 – via news.bbc.co.uk.
  6. ^ "Peter Peacock Net Worth, Salary, Height, Weight".
  7. ^ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Peter-Peacock/135672419799921
Scottish Parliament
Preceded by
Region Created
Member of the Scottish Parliament for Highlands and Islands
1999-2011
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by
Cathy Jamieson
Minister for Education and Young People
2003–2006
Succeeded by
Hugh Henry
Preceded by
Mike Watson
Minister for Gaelic
2003–2006
Succeeded by
Patricia Ferguson
Preceded by
Office Created
Deputy Minister for Finance and Local Government
2000–2003
Succeeded by
Tavish Scott
Preceded by
Office Created
Deputy Minister for Children and Education
1999–2000
Succeeded by
Nicol Stephen
as Deputy Minister for Education, Europe and External Affairs