Scottish Liberal Democrat MPs

Alistair Carmichael
Orkney and ShetlandSecretary of State for Scotland
Alistair is MP for the UK’s most northerly constituency and Secretary of State for Scotland. In keeping with the Viking heritage of the isles he represents, Alistair enjoys taking part in the annual Up-helly-Aa celebrations wielding an axe.

Danny Alexander
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyChief Secretary to the Treasury
Taking 92,000 Scots out of the tax system and delivering a £330 tax cut for 2.1 million others is a victory for Scotland delivered by the Highland MP. Danny lives in at the foot of the Cairngorms in Aviemore with his wife and young daughter.

Michael Moore
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Michael was elected in 1997 and has been a Borders MP ever since. Shortly after the formation of the coalition government he was appointed as Secretary of State for Scotland and held the post until October 2013.

Jo Swinson
East DunbartonshireMinister for Employment Relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs
When elected in 2005 Jo was “the baby of the House”, the youngest MP in the Commons. Since then she has made a name for herself by vigorously campaigning on issues from excess packaging to air brushed images.

Sir Malcolm Bruce
GordonPresident, Scottish Liberal Democrats
Malcolm has been an MP since 1983 and was leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats between 1988 and 1992. Chairman of the International Development Select Committee, he is passionate about helping impoverished communities across the globe.

Sir Menzies Campbell
North East Fife
Sir Menzies is a statesman in the truest sense of the word. An Advocate by trade, former Olympic athlete and MP for 25 years, Ming is respected by people from all political parties and none.

Charles Kennedy
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Charles is well known because of his down to earth style and easy manner. A former leader of the party, Charles has been a Highland MP since 1983 before the SDP/Liberal merger.

Mike Crockart
Edinburgh West
A policeman for Lothian and Borders Constabulary for eight years, Mike is well used to listening to concerns and trying his best to help. As MP, Mike takes the same approach and works to promote Edinburgh at Westminster.

Alan Reid
Argyll and Bute
Alan serves one of the most widely dispersed constituencies in the UK, covering an area of almost 10,000 sq km. Whether it island or mainland communities, Alan serves his constituents in the same quiet and efficient manner.

Sir Robert Smith
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Sir Robert is a passionate advocate of North East Scotland and champions the oil and gas industry which is the bedrock of employment in the area. Robert’s grandfather was MP for the same area between 1924 and 1945.

John Thurso
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
When elected in 2001, John became the first hereditary peer to every sit in the House of Commons. He is the fifth generation of his family to serve as an MP. John lives in Thurso with his wife Marion and has three grown up children.