Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP

Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP

Constituency

Edinburgh South West

Party

Labour

Address as

Mr Darling

Contact details

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4584
alistair.darling.mp@parliament.uk

Constituency

CBC House, 24 Canning Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EG
Tel: 0131 272 2727

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Edinburgh South West 2005-
Member for Edinburgh Central 1987-05

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer 2010-10
Chancellor of the Exchequer 2007-10
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry 2006-07
Secretary of State for Scotland 2003-06
Secretary of State for Transport 2002-06
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 2001-02
Secretary of State for Social Security 1998-01
Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1997-98
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1996-97
Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) 1992-96
Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) 1988-92

Political interests

Transport, education, health, economic policy, constitution

General Election 2010 General Election - Edinburgh South West

Name Party Votes Share Change
Darling, Alistair Lab 19473 42.83% 3.0%
Rust, Jason Con 11026 24.25% 1.0%
McKay, Timothy LD 8194 18.02% -3.0%
Stewart, Kaukab SNP 5530 12.16% 1.6%
Cooney, Clare Green 872 1.92% -1.5%
Fox, Colin SSP 319 0.70% -0.6%
Bellamy, Caroline Comm Leagu 48 0.11%
Majority 8447 18.58%
Turnout 45462 68.51%
Electorate 66361
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.