Russell Brown

Russell Brown


Dumfries and Galloway



Address as

Mr Brown

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4429
Fax: 020 7219 0922


13 Hanover Street, Stranraer, DG9 7SB, 5 Friars Vennel, Dumfries, DG1 2RQ
Tel: 01776 705254, 01387 247902
Fax: 01776 703006, 01387 247903


Electoral history

Member for Dumfries 1997-2005, for Dumfries and Galloway since 5 May 2005 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS: to Leaders of the House of Lords: Lord Williams of Mostyn 2002-03, Baroness Amos 2003-05, to Alistair Darling as Secretary of State for Scotland 2005-06, to Douglas Alexander as Secretary of State for Transport and for Scotland 2006-07, to Lord Drayson as Minister of State, Ministry of Defence and Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform 2007, to Secretaries of State for Scotland: Des Browne 2007-08, Jim Murphy 2008-10, to Gareth Thomas as Minister of State, Department for International Development 2009-10; Shadow Minister for Defence 2010-

Select committees

Member: European Legislation 1997-98, European Scrutiny 1998-99, Scottish Affairs 1999-2001, Regulatory Reform 1999-05, Joint Committee on Consolidation, Etc, Bills 2001-10, Standards and Privileges 2001-03, Joint Committee on Conventions 2006, International Development 2010

Councils, public bodies

Councillor: Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council 1986-96, Annandale and Eskdale District Council 1988-96, Dumfries and Galloway Unitary Council 1995-97

Political interests

Employment, welfare state, health and safety, energy policy

Countries of interest

European Union

General Election 2010 - Dumfries and Galloway

Name Party Votes %
Brown, Russell Lab 23950 45.82%
Duncan, Peter Con 16501 31.57%
Wood, Andrew SNP 6419 12.28%
Brodie, Richard Lib Dem 4608 8.82%
Wright, Bill UKIP 695 1.33%
Result Lab Hold (4.26% from Con to Lab)