John Nicolson

John Nicolson is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Scottish National Party MP for Ochil and South Perthshire, and left the Commons on 30 May 2024.

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Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of John Nicolson, including posts and roles held.

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Party affiliation

Scottish National Party
7 May 2015 - 30 May 2024

Elections contested

East Dunbartonshire
8 June 2017

House membership

John Nicolson
12 December 2019 - 30 May 2024
John Nicolson
7 May 2015 - 3 May 2017

Opposition posts

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
Opposition Department
7 January 2020 - 30 May 2024
Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport)
Opposition Department
20 May 2015 - 3 May 2017

Committee memberships