Rt Hon John Thurso MP

Rt Hon John Thurso MP

Constituency

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

John Thurso

Contact details

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 1752
Fax: 020 7219 3797
john.thurso.mp@parliament.uk

Constituency

No constituency office publicised
john@johnthurso.org.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross 2005-
Member for Caithness, Sutherland & Easter Ross 2001-05

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills 2008-10
Shadow Secretary of State for Transport 2003-05
Shadow Spokesperson (Scotland) 2001-06
Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) 2001-05
Opposition Whip (Commons) 2001-02

Select committees

Post House Date
Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (Joint Committee) Commons 2012-13
Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) Commons 2011-12
Liaison Committee (Commons) Commons 2010-
Finance and Services Committee (Chair) Commons 2010-
Finance and Services Committee Commons 2010-
Treasury Committee Commons 2006-
Administration Committee Commons 2005-10
Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art Commons 2005-10
Culture, Media and Sport Committee Commons 2001-05

Political interests

Tourism, House of Lords reform, treasury, financial services and banking reform, energy

General Election 2010 General Election - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross

Name Party Votes Share Change
Thurso, John LD 11907 41.39% -9.1%
Mackay, John Lab 7081 24.61% 3.7%
Urquhart, Jean SNP 5516 19.17% 5.8%
Graham, Alastair Con 3744 13.01% 2.8%
Campbell, Gordon Ind 520 1.81% -1.3%
Majority 4826 16.78%
Turnout 28768 60.87%
Electorate 47263
Result LD Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.