John Home Robertson

Former Labour MSP for East Lothian

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Former Labour MSP for East Lothian, Former Labour MP for East Lothian

Entered the House of Commons on 26 October 1978 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 14 May 2001 — General election

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 2 April 2007 — Election

Also represented Berwick and East Lothian

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Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: The Future of Scotland 29 Mar 2007

    Here comes another swan-song, and I am happy to endorse some of the final comments that Brian Monteith made. I appreciate the opportunity to reflect on a long time in two Parliaments and to look to the future of Scotland. I suppose that I have been a foot soldier in the long fight to achieve Scotland's Parliament. I joined the Labour Party to support John P Mackintosh, who was a very special...
  • Scottish Parliament written answers — Energy: Energy 15 Mar 2007

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the value to the economy is of exports of electricity to other parts of the United Kingdom through the national grid, in both financial and employment terms.
  • Scottish Parliament: Code of Conduct 14 Mar 2007

    The principle of parliamentary democracy is rather important, as it guarantees the accountability of Government, provides for the enactment of legislation and underpins our citizens' liberty, and we cannot have parliamentary democracy without electing members of Parliament. There is something quintessentially Scottish about wanting to have a Scottish Parliament but then not trusting the...

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Last updated: 14 May 2001.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Family farming business.
6. Overseas visits
3-6 November 2000, my wife and I attended the Jubilee Celebrations for Parliamentarians held in Rome, at the invitation of the Organising Committee of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Parliamentarians for the Jubilee Year in the Italian Senate, which also paid for my wife's and my hotel accommodation while in Rome. My wife and I met our own travel costs to Rome. (Registered 8 December 2000)
8. Land and Property
Paxton South Mains and Overhowden farms, Berwickshire.

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