Mr Brian Wilson

Former Labour MP for Cunninghame North

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

The option of online voting was removed, and a number of MPs may have been unable to vote because they were not physically able to attend.

10th June 2020 onwards

The requirements on proxy voting were relaxed, allowing MPs to designate another MP to cast a vote on their behalf.

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Former Labour MP for Cunninghame North

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election


Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Industry and Energy), Department of Trade and Industry (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Minister of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (24 Jan 2001 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Minister for Education and Industry (lead Minister on Performance and Innovation Unit study on trade policy), Scottish Office (28 Jul 1999 to 24 Jan 2001)
  • Minister of State, Department of Trade and Industry (28 Jul 1998 to 28 Jul 1999)
  • Minister for Education and Industry, Scottish Office (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.

1. Remunerated directorships
Core Technical Services, Aberdeen (non-executive).
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Adviser to Windsave Ltd.
Adviser to Scottish BioPower Ltd and Pipsa Energy.
Adviser to Renewable Technology Ventures Ltd.
Adviser to Englefield Capital (Renewables Fund).
Fees for journalism from: Guardian, Observer, Times Newspapers, Daily Telegraph, Scotsman Publications, The Herald (Glasgow). (Up to £5,000 in each case).

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