John Robertson

John Robertson


Glasgow North West



Address as

Mr Robertson

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6964
Fax: 020 7219 1096


131 Dalsetter Avenue, Drumchapel, Glasgow, G15 8TE
Tel: 0141-944 7298
Fax: 0141-944 7121


Electoral history

Member for Glasgow Anniesland 23 November 2000 by-election to 2005, for Glasgow North West since 5 May 2005 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS: to Kim Howells as Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 2005-08, to Yvette Cooper: as Chief Secretary to the Treasury 2008-09, as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 2009-10, as Shadow Home Secretary 2010-

Party groups

Election agent to Donald Dewar MP, MSP 1993-2000; Chair, Anniesland constituency Labour party 1995-2000; Secretary: Glasgow Group of MPs 2001-06, Scottish Parliamentary Labour Party 2004-

Select committees

Member: Scottish Affairs 2001-05, European Scrutiny 2003-05, Energy and Climate Change 2009-, Chairmen's Panel/Panel of Chairs 2010-

International bodies

Member: Commonwealth Parliamentary Association 2000-, Executive Committee, Inter-Parliamentary Union, British Group 2000-, British-American Parliamentary Group 2000-, NATO Parliamentary Assembly, British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly

Political interests

International development, defence, work and pensions, Scottish affairs, communications, foreign affairs, music, nuclear energy

Countries of interest

Angola, Australia, Iran, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, USA

General Election 2010 - Glasgow North West

Name Party Votes %
Robertson, John Lab 19233 53.93%
McKee, Natalie Lib Dem 5622 15.76%
Park, Mags SNP 5430 15.23%
Sullivan, Richard Con 3537 9.92%
Crawford, Moira Green 882 2.47%
McLean, Scott BNP 699 1.96%
Livingstone, Marc Comm 179 0.5%
Result Lab Hold (4.29% from Lib Dem to Lab)