David Cairns

David Cairns died in service 9th May 2011, as the Labour MP for Inverclyde.

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Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of David Cairns, including posts and roles held.

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Previous

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Representations

Party affiliation

Labour
7 June 2001 - 9 May 2011

Government posts

Minister of State (Scotland Office)
Scotland Office
2 July 2007 - 16 September 2008
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office)
Northern Ireland Office
9 May 2006 - 8 May 2007
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Scotland Office)
Scotland Office
10 May 2005 - 28 June 2007
Commons

House membership

Commons
David Cairns
7 June 2001 - 9 May 2011

Committee memberships