Margaret Curran

Margaret Curran

Constituency

Glasgow East

Party

Labour

Address as

Ms Curran

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8102
Fax: 020 7219 6656
margaret.curran.mp@parliament.uk

Constituency

Academy House, 1346 Shettleston Road, Glasgow, G32 9AT
Tel: 0141-778 8993
rachel.mcgee@parliament.uk

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Glasgow East by-election 24 July 2008. Member for Glasgow East since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Shadow Minister for Disabled People 2010-11; Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland 2011-

Party groups

Former chair, Scottish Organisation of Labour Students; Election agent to Mohammad Sarwar 1997 general election; Member, Scottish Labour Women's Caucus

Select committees

Member: Work and Pensions 2010

Political interests

Social inclusion, community empowerment, women's issues, local and national poverty, employment, pensions and welfare

Countries of interest

Ireland, Scotland, USA

General Election 2010 - Glasgow East

Name Party Votes %
Curran, Margaret Lab 19797 61.45%
Mason, John SNP 7957 24.7%
Ward, Kevin Lib Dem 1617 5.02%
Khan, Hamira Con 1453 4.51%
Finnie, Joseph BNP 677 2.1%
Curran, Frances SSP 454 1.41%
Thackeray, Arthur UKIP 209 0.65%
Result Lab Hold (19.07% from SNP to Lab)