Alasdair Morrison

Politician, Person

1968 –


Who is Alasdair Morrison?

Alasdair Morrison is a Scottish Labour Party politician. He was born on 18 November 1968 in Stornoway in the Outer Hebrides. He was educated at Paible School, North Uist, and the Nicolson Institute, Isle of Lewis.

Alasdair Morrison worked for the BBC in Inverness, Glasgow and Stornoway. He was employed as a news reporter and contributed to television and radio news programmes in both Gaelic and English. Until 1999, he was the Editor of the Gaelic newspaper, An Gaidheal Ur.

Elected to the Scottish Parliament in May 1999 as the member for the Western Isles constituency, Alasdair served as Deputy Minister for Highlands and Islands and Gaelic and as Deputy Minister for Enterprise & Lifelong Learning and Gaelic in the Scottish Executive until November 2001. Alasdair was a member of the Environment and Rural Development Committee Scottish Parliament. He was re-elected as the Western Isles Member of the Scottish Parliament in 2003.

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on July 23, 2013


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