Rt Hon Charles Kennedy MP

Rt Hon Charles Kennedy MP

Constituency

Ross, Skye and Lochaber

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Mr Kennedy

Contact details

Constituency

5 MacGregor's Court, Dingwall, IV15 9HS
Tel: 01349 862152
Fax: 01349 866829
charles@highlandlibdems.org.uk

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 0356
Fax: 020 7219 4881
kennedyc@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Ross, Skye and Lochaber 2005-
Member for Ross, Skye & Inverness West 1997-05
Member for Ross, Cromarty & Skye 1983-97

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 1997-99
Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) 1992-97
Shadow Spokesperson (Health) 1989-92

Other posts

Post Date
Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (Substitute Member) 2010-
Leader of the Liberal Democrats 1999-06

Select committees

Post House Date
Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art Commons 2010-
Standards and Privileges Commons 1997-99
Televising of Proceedings of the House Commons 1987-89
Social Services Commons 1985-87

Political interests

Scotland, social policy, broadcasting, European Union

General Election 2010 General Election - Ross, Skye and Lochaber

Name Party Votes Share Change
Kennedy, Charles LD 18335 52.63% -6.1%
McKendrick, John Lab 5265 15.11% 0.2%
Stephen, Alasdair SNP 5263 15.11% 5.5%
Cameron, Donald Con 4260 12.23% 2.2%
Scott, Eleanor Green 777 2.23% -1.1%
Anderson, Phillip UKIP 659 1.89% 0.4%
Campbell, Ronnie Ind 279 0.80% 0.2%
Majority 13070 37.52%
Turnout 34838 67.21%
Electorate 51836
Result LD Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.