Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Bruce MP

Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Bruce MP




Liberal Democrat

Address as

Sir Malcolm

Contact details


67 High Street, Inverurie, AB51 3QJ
Tel: 01467 623413
Fax: 01467 624994
milsomr@parliament.uk; info@malcolmbruce.org.uk


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6233
Fax: 020 7219 2334

Web & Social media


Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Gordon 1983-
Contested West Aberdeenshire General Election 1979
Contested North Angus & Mearns General Election 1974

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills 2003-05
Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2001-02
Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) 1994-99
Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) 1992-94
Shadow Spokesperson (Scotland) 1990-92
Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 1988-89
Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) 1988-89
Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) 1987-88
Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) 1987-87
Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) 1985-87

Other posts

Post Date
Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats 2014-

Select committees

Post House Date
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Commons 2010-
Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) Commons 2008-
International Development Committee (Chair) Commons 2005-
International Development Committee Commons 2005-
Liaison Committee (Commons) Commons 2005-
Standards and Privileges Commons 1999-01
Treasury Committee Commons 1995-98
Treasury & Civil Service Commons 1994-95
Trade & Industry Commons 1992-94
Science and Technology Committee (Commons) Commons 1992-92
Trade & Industry Commons 1987-90
Scottish Affairs Committee Commons 1983-87

Political interests

Energy, gas industry, oil industry, industrial policy, trade policy, deaf children, Scottish home rule and federalism

Countries of interest

Baltic States, Canada, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, USA, developing countries

General Election 2010 General Election - Gordon

Name Party Votes Share Change
Bruce, Malcolm LD 17575 36.03% -9.0%
Thomson, Richard SNP 10827 22.20% 6.2%
Crockett, Barney (James) Lab 9811 20.11% -0.1%
Thomson, Ross Con 9111 18.68% 1.0%
Edwards, Sue Green 752 1.54%
Jones, Elise BNP 699 1.43%
Majority 6748 13.83%
Turnout 48775 66.43%
Electorate 73420
Result LD Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.