Mark Lazarowicz

Mark Lazarowicz


Edinburgh North and Leith



Address as

Mr Lazarowicz

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8222
Fax: 020 7219 1761


5 Croall Place, Edinburgh, EH7 4LT
Tel: 0131-557 0577
Fax: 0131-557 5759


Electoral history

Contested Edinburgh Pentlands 1987 and 1992 general elections. Member for Edinburgh North and Leith 2001-05, for Edinburgh North and Leith (revised boundary) since 5 May 2005 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to David Cairns as Minister of State, Scotland Office 2007-08; Prime Minister's Special Representative on Carbon Trading 2008-10; Shadow Minister for International Development 2010-11

Party groups

Member Co-operative Party; Chair Scottish Labour Party 1989-90; Member: Socialist Environment and Resources Association (SERA), SERA Parliamentary Group; Chair Co-operative Party Parliamentary Group 2008-09

Select committees

Member: Scottish Affairs 2001-03, Regulatory Reform 2002-05, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2002-05, Modernisation of the House of Commons 2005-10, Environmental Audit 2007-, Joint Committee on the Draft Climate Change Bill 2007

Councils, public bodies

City of Edinburgh District Council: Councillor 1980-96, Council Leader 1986-93; Councillor, City of Edinburgh Council 1999-2001

Political interests

Environment, transport, consumer issues, co-operative issues, constitution, finance, economy, small businesses, international development

General Election 2010 - Edinburgh North and Leith

Name Party Votes %
Lazarowicz, Mark Lab/Co-op 17740 37.4%
Lang, Kevin Lib Dem 16016 33.76%
McGill, Iain Con 7079 14.92%
Cashley, Calum SNP 4568 9.63%
Joester, Kate Green 1062 2.24%
Hein, John Lib 389 0.82%
Black, Willie TUSC 233 0.49%
Jacobsen, David SLP 141 0.3%
Macintyre, Cameron Ind 128 0.27%
Result Lab/Co-op Hold (0.7% from Lab/Co-op to Lib Dem)