Roderick Campbell

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Roderick Campbell
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for North East Fife
Assumed office
5 May 2011
Preceded by Iain Smith
Majority 2,592 (8.7%)
Personal details
Born (1953-06-15) 15 June 1953 (age 62)
Nationality Scottish
Political party Scottish National Party
Alma mater Exeter University
Occupation Solicitor

Roderick Campbell (born 15 June 1953 in Edinburgh) is SNP MSP for North East Fife, elected in 2011.

Campbell was educated at Reading School and graduated BA (Hons) in politics from Exeter University. He received a LL.M in human rights law from the University of Strathclyde.

Campbell first qualified as a solicitor, in both England and Wales and Scotland, and rose to become partner in a multinational firm of lawyers based in London. In 2008 he was called to the bar in Scotland. He is a practising member of the Faculty of Advocates.

Campbell joined the SNP in 1995.

Campbell stood for the North East Fife constituency in the 2005 and 2010 Westminster elections, although he was not successful and Menzies Campbell remained the MP. He also stood unsuccessfully in the Scottish Parliament elections of 2007, where Iain Smith successfully held the North East Fife seat.

As a MSP he has been a member of the European and External Relations Committee and the Justice Committee.[1]


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