Michael Connarty

Michael Connarty


Linlithgow and East Falkirk



Address as

Mr Connarty

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 5071
Fax: 020 7219 2541


5 Kerse Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8HQ, 62 Hopetoun Street, Bathgate, EH48 4PD
Tel: 01324 474832, 01506 676711
Fax: 01324 666811, 01506 676722


Electoral history

Contested Stirling 1983 and 1987 general elections. Member for Falkirk East 1992-2005, for Linlithgow and East Falkirk since 5 May 2005 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to Tom Clarke, as Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport 1997-98; Board member, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) 1997-

Party groups

Member, Labour Party Scottish Executive Committee 1981-82, 1983-92; Chair, Labour Party Scottish Local Government Committee 1988-90; Vice-chair, COSLA Labour Group 1988-90; Chair, Stirlingshire Co-operative Party 1990-92

Select committees

Member: Information 1997-2001; European Scrutiny: Member 1998-2006, 2010-, Chair 2006-10; Member: Liaison 2006-10

Councils, public bodies

Stirling District Council: Councillor 1977-90, Council leader 1980-90; JP 1977-90

International bodies

Life member: International Parliamentary Union 1992-, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association 1992-; British American Parliamentary Group 1992-; Member, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) 2010-; Member, Education, Culture and Science Committee, PACE 2010-

Political interests

Economy and enterprise, international development, European Union, industry, skills and training, youth affairs, crime, drug abuse, small businesses, human rights

Countries of interest

Middle East, Latin America, Australia, USA

General Election 2010 - Linlithgow and East Falkirk

Name Party Votes %
Connarty, Michael Lab 25634 49.69%
Smith, Tam SNP 13081 25.36%
Glenn, Stephen Lib Dem 6589 12.77%
Stephenson, Andrea Con 6146 11.91%
Result Lab Hold (0.11% from SNP to Lab)