|Current MSP :||Brian Adam|
|Current Party :|
|Majority 2011(%) :||26.87|
|Votes||%||% change from '07|
|Swing req for LAB gain||13.4328%|
|Swing req for CON gain||23.6343%|
|Swing req for LIB gain||24.6827%|
|* This is the rank of each seat according to marginality by party|
Aberdeen Donside Candidate Profiles
Brian Adam MSP
Elected as a North East Scotland regional MSP in 1999, Brian went on to win the Aberdeen North seat in 2003 and held it in the 2007 election. He has been one of the few SNP politicians to win a Labour urban seat. He is currently the party's Chief Whip.
Prior to his election at the Scottish Parliament, Brian was an Aberdeen City Councillor and a principal biochemist in the NHS.
Barney is currently a councillor for Aberdeen City Council and was the Labour candidate for Gordon at the 2010 General Election.
Before entering politics he worked as a secondary school teacher and went on to head up the Grampian Racial Equality Board.
Ross has been active in the Gordon Conservative Association since 2004 and has campaigned for local MSP Nanette Milne. He was also involved in the University of Aberdeen Conservative Association, holding the post of Vice-Chairman from 2005-2008. Ross has previously stood for the Conservatives in the 2010 Westminster elections in Gordon and in Coatbridge and Chryston at the 2007 Scottish elections.
He attended Balmedie primary School, Bridge of Don Academy and graduated from the University of Aberdeen with First Class Honours in Politics and International Relations. He currently works as a Business Support Assistant in Financial Operations for Debenhams in Aberdeen.
Millie has lived in the Bridge of Don area of Aberdeen for 27 years and throughout those years has been involved with Community concerns through her commitment to the Community Council and the Scottish Liberal Democrats.
Millie has worked in the Oil & Gas industry for 29 years and was an Aberdeen City Councillor for the Bridge of Don from 2003 to 2007. During which she sat as a on a number of the Council's Standing Committees and Sub-Committees. She was also a Member of the Airport Committee, the Fire Board and NESTRANS.
Millie is married with a grown-up family and is a Grandmother and Great Grandmother. She enjoys listening to music and reading. She is also interested in History.