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John Barrett MP

John Barrett MP for Edinburgh West, 2001-2010

Profile of John Barrett

CURRENT POLITICAL:

  • Shadow Under-Secretary of State for Disability
  • Shadow Under-Secretary of State for International Development
  • MP for Edinburgh West, elected to Westminster Parliament in June 2001, re-elected in 2005
  • Vice Chair of All Party Parliamentary Group on Sudan
  • Member of Scottish Liberal Democrat Executive Committee
  • Vice President of The Scottish Liberal Club

PREVIOUS POLITICAL:

  • Councillor for South East Corstorphine Ward in Edinburgh West Constituency (1995 to 2001), serving two terms as councillor
  • Chair of Edinburgh West Local Area Development Committee (2000 to 2001)
  • Transport and Economic Development Spokesperson for Edinburgh Lib Dem Council Group
  • Convenor of Lothian Liberal Democrats
  • David Steel's Campaign Manager in 1999
  • Donald Gorrie's election agent in 1997

PERSONAL:

  • Born 11th February 1954
  • Married
  • Wife Carol is a well known wildlife artist
  • 1 daughter

EDUCATION:

  • Forrester High School
  • Telford College
  • Napier Polytechnic

INTERESTS:

  • Member of the Advisory Board of Edinburgh International Film Festival
  • Member of Greenpeace
  • Member of Amnesty International
  • Member of the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland
  • Member of the Corstorphine Trust
  • When John finds time to relax, he enjoys cinema, music, travel and meeting people
John Barrett at Westminster
John Barrett MP in India
John Barrett MP in his constituency office
John with his wife Carol
with Ming Campbell MP

This website was established while I was a Member of Parliament. The site content is being kept online as a source of information, but all forms / email have been disabled.