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Liberal Democrat politician.
He was educated at Bell Baxter High School in Cupar, Fife before reading Politics and Economics at Newcastle University. He was Leader of the Liberal Democrats on Fife Council from 1986 to 1999, and MSP for North East Fife from 1999 to 2011.
- http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/scotland/article5375420.ece Iain Harrison, "Gay MSPs stay in closet" The Times, 21 December 2008