North East Fife
|Current MSP :||Iain Smith|
|Current Party :|
|Majority 2007(%) :||15.9|
|Candidate||Votes||%||% change from '03|
|Swing req for CON gain||7.9488%|
|Swing req for SNP gain||10.4146%|
|Swing req for LAB gain||17.0354%|
|* This is the rank of each seat according to marginality by party|
North East Fife Candidate Profiles
Iain Smith MSP
Iain Smith MSP was elected to the Scottish Parliament in May 1999 to represent the constituency of North East Fife.
Before becoming an MSP he was a councillor and Leader of the Liberal Democrats on Fife Council. He was also Constituency Organiser for North East Fife Liberal Democrats, and has been Menzies Campbell MP's Constituency Agent.
In the Scottish Parliament he is convenor of the Education Committee and is a member of the Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Bill Committee and Substitute member for the Finance Committee.
Ted Brocklebank is a Conservative Member of the Scottish Parliament for Mid Scotland and Fife. He was educated at Madras College, St.Andrews. Ted began his career in journalism with D C Thomson & Co, Ltd. He is a former Head of News and Current Affairs at Grampian TV.
Ted first stood as the Conservative Candidate for NE Fife in the Scottish Parliamentary elections in 1999.
He stood for the Scottish Parliament by-election in Banff and Buchan in 2001 and in May 2003 was successful in winning one of the three Conservative list places in Mid Scotland and Fife in the Scottish Parliament elections.
Until July 2005 he served on the Scottish Parliament's prestigious Finance Committee. He was appointed as Scottish Conservative Rural Development & Fisheries Spokesman and became a Member of the Shadow Cabinet in July 2005.
Roderick was born in Edinburgh in 1953.
He joined the SNP in 1995, and is the current Vice Convener of the Perth South Branch of the SNP.
He is a solicitor by profession qualified in both in England, Wales, and Scotland. He is also a Graduate from Exeter university with a degree in politics.
A keen Labour activist, Kenny Young is National Chair of the Labour Students movement in the