Caithness.org Election Eye
and Age :
40 ( D.o.B. 09/02/61 )
Home Address : The Keeper's House, Gordonbush, Brora, Sutherland, KW9 6LX.
Contact Numbers :01408 621345 (H);
0771 330 8839 (Mobile)e-mail ; firstname.lastname@example.org
Marital Status : Married to Jeanne (nee MacDonald)
Ag Children : Niall (18), Shira (17), Donald (15),
Robbie (14), Christina (9).
Education & Qualifications
Political Experience / Public Service
Special Constable, Northern Constabulary.(appointed July 1998)
Member of Sutherland Drug and Alcohol Forum
Vice Chairman, Scottish Conservative Countryside Forum
Director of Sutherland Partnership (Social Inclusion Provider)
Secretary / Treasurer of the Sutherland Branch SC&UP.(Feb 2000)
Selected as PPC for the CS&ER constituency for Westminster.
All Country Pursuits, All Rural issues, Civil Liberties, Conservation
and related issues, Transport Policy and related issues. Information
Technology, The music of the Highland Bagpipe (as a listener).
Member of Scottish Crofters Union.
Member of The British Deer Society.
Member of The Scottish Gamekeepers Association.
Member of the Game Conservancy Trust.
Corporate Member of Caithness and Sutherland Chamber of Commerce
Public Relations Officer ; Highland Branch, Institute of Transport Administration
Vice Chairman ; Highland sub-branch, Institute of Logistics and Transport
Spokesman ; Scottish Hill Packs Association ( Called to give evidence to the Rural Development Committee of
The Scottish Parliament during the consideration of Lord Watson's "Wild Mammals - Hunting with Dogs Bill")
Committee member ; Northern Branch of Scottish Countryside Alliance
Committee member ; Sutherland Folk Festival
Chairman ; Fascally Heritage Centre Working Group
Ex-officio on various local committees in capacity of Chair Brora CC and Chair AE&MSCC
Media & Press
Letters and Articles in local and national press
Radio Scotland / Leslie Riddoch ; panellist on a Right to Roam 'phone-in'. Interviewed several times on
Countryside Issues. Art Coull show , Grass Roots etc
Interview with Grampian TV following a speech made to the Countryside rally in Inverness Sept '99, InterviewWith BBC Scotland following the SGA march in Edinburgh.