Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP

Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP

Constituency

Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

Party

Labour

Address as

Mr Brown

Contact details

Constituency

Carlyle House, Carlyle Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife, KY1 1DB
Tel: 01592 263792

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 2968
Fax: 020 7219 5734
browng@parliament.uk

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath 2005-
Member for Dunfermline East 1983-05
Contested Edinburgh South General Election 1979

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service 2007-10
Chancellor of the Exchequer 1997-07
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer 1992-97
Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) 1989-92
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1987-89
Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) 1985-87

Other posts

Post Date
Leader of the Labour Party 2007-10

Select committees

Post House Date
Standing Orders Commons 1983-87
Employment Commons 1983-86

Political interests

Economic policy, employment, health, social security, Scotland

General Election 2010 General Election - Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

Name Party Votes Share Change
Brown, Gordon Lab 29559 64.54% 6.4%
Chapman, Douglas SNP 6550 14.30% -0.2%
Mainland, John LD 4269 9.32% -3.7%
Paterson, Lindsay Con 4258 9.30% -1.0%
Adams, Peter UKIP 760 1.66% 0.4%
Archibald, Susan Ind 184 0.40%
Maclaren, Donald Ind 165 0.36%
Jackson, Derek Land power 57 0.12%
Majority 23009 50.24%
Turnout 45802 62.29%
Electorate 73534
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.