David Hamilton

David Hamilton

Constituency

Midlothian

Party

Labour

Address as

Mr Hamilton

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8257
Fax: 020 7219 2532
david.hamilton.mp@parliament.uk

Constituency

PO Box 11, 95 High Street, Dalkeith, EH22 1HL
Tel: 0131-654 1585
Fax: 0131-654 1586

Biography

Electoral history

Member for Midlothian 2001-05, for Midlothian (revised boundary) since 5 May 2005 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to Ed Miliband as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change 2008-10; Opposition Whip 2010-

Select committees

Member: Broadcasting 2001-05, Procedure 2001-05, Scottish Affairs 2003-05, 2007-08, Work and Pensions 2003-05, European Scrutiny 2005-07, Defence 2005-10

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Midlothian Council 1995-2001: Convenor, Strategic Services Committee 1995-2001; Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA): Chair, Economic Development, Planning and Transport Committee 1997-99; Chair, Midlothian Innovation Technology Trust 2002-

Political interests

Defence, energy, biotechnology

Countries of interest

Cyprus, EU, Gibraltar, USA

General Election 2010 - Midlothian

Name Party Votes %
Hamilton, David Lab 18449 46.95%
Beattie, Colin SNP 8100 20.61%
Laird, Ross Lib Dem 6711 17.08%
Callander, James Con 4661 11.86%
Baxter, Ian Green 595 1.51%
Norrie, Gordon UKIP 364 0.93%
McCleery, George Ind 196 0.5%
Duncan, Willie TUSC 166 0.42%
Result Lab Hold (1.08% from Lab to SNP)