|Current MSP :||Pauline McNeill|
|Current Party :|
|Majority 2007(%) :||5.14|
|Candidate||Votes||%||% change from '03|
|Dr Martin Bartos||2971||12.64||+12.64|
|Swing req for SNP gain||2.5681%|
|Swing req for GREEN gain||10.4340%|
|Swing req for LIB gain||10.7064%|
|Swing req for CON gain||12.6213%|
|* This is the rank of each seat according to marginality by party|
Glasgow Kelvin Candidate Profiles
Pauline McNeill MSP
Pauline McNeill was born in Paisley in 1962.
Pauline was president of the NUS in Scotland and then went on to work for GMB Scotland. Pauline was an executive committee member of the Campaign for a Scottish Assembly and campaigned for devolution in the 1980s
She was selected as the Labour candidate for Glasgow Kelvin and was then elected to the Scottish Parliament in May 1999.
Pauline was elected vice chair of the parliamentary labour group for the first four years of the new parliament and was then appointed to convene one of the Parliaments Justice committee's. Pauline currently convenes the Justice 1.
Her website can be found here.
Sandra White joined the SNP in 1983. She was a councillor for Foxbar in Renfrewshire for ten years.
She was elected as a Glasgow MSP in 1999.
She is deputy Shadow Minster for health and social justice. She also served as deputy Whip and is a member of the party's National Council.
She is a member of the Parliament's Public Petitions Committee since 1999.
She is interested in social justice and the regeneration of Glasgow.
Dr Martin Bartos
Martin, 35, was brought up just outside Glasgow and educated at Baljaffray Primary, Douglas Academy and Edinburgh University.He has lived in the Kelvin constituency for the past seven years and is currently an NHS doctor specialising in mental health and working on the south side of Glasgow. His work gives him daily experience of the effects of poverty, alcohol, exclusion, crime and drugs on the people of Glasgow.
Katy was the Liberal Democrat candidate for the Westminister seat of Glasgow South West in the 2005 General Election and is chair of Glasgow South's Liberal Democrat Constituency Association. She has also been a member of the Greater Glasgow Liberal Democrats Committee and the Scottish Women's Liberal Democrats Committee.
Currently she manages a national European funded Careers Scotland project offering career counseling to people facing redundancy. She studied French and Swedish at Aberdeen University before moving to Edinburgh to study for a
Her website is here.
Brian Cooklin has been the Headteacher of Stonelaw High School in Rutherglen for the past 10 years.
He is also Convenor of the Education Committee of the Headteachers' Association of Scotland.
He contested Glasgow Rutherglen in 1992 and Strathclyde East at the 1994 Euro elections.
Niall Walker was born in 1959 and educated at St Andrews, Strathclyde and Glasgow universities. He works as an accountant and runs his own business. Mr Walker has represented the Hillhead ward of Glasgow City Council since 2003. He was elected orginially elected Lib Dem but became an independent in early 2006.
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