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						Margaret Curran

Margaret Curran

Date of Birth November 24, 1958
Age 63 years, 0 months, 24 days
Place of Birth Glasgow
Country United Kingdom
Profession Politician
Horoscope Capricorn

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Margaret Curran Biography

Margaret Curran is a famous Politician, who was born on November 24, 1958 in United Kingdom. Margaret Patricia Curran (born 24 November 1958) is a Scottish Labour Party politician, who was Member of Parliament (MP) for Glasgow East from 2010 to 2015 and was Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland from 2011 until 2015. She was previously Member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow Baillieston from 1999 to 2011, and held a number of posts within the Scottish Executive, including Minister for Parliamentary Business, Minister for Social Justice and Minister for Communities. According to Astrologers, Margaret Curran's zodiac sign is Capricorn.

On 30 June 2008, David Marshall, MP for Glasgow East, resigned from the House of Commons on grounds of ill health, triggering a by-election. The Labour candidate for the by-election was to have been announced on 4 July, though the announcement was postponed when the likely choice, local councillor George Ryan, chose to withdraw from the nomination process. On 5 July, Curran placed herself forward for nomination on the Labour Party’s shortlist and was confirmed as their candidate on 7 July. The by-election took place on 24 July 2008 and Curran was defeated by John Mason of the Scottish National Party by 365 votes. The swing from Labour was 22.54%.

In 1999 Curran was elected to the new Scottish Parliament, and was promoted to a junior minister when Henry McLeish became First Minister and later became a member of the Scottish Executive. She served as convenor of the Social Inclusion committee, then was promoted to Deputy Minister for Social Justice. She then rose to become minister in that portfolio, which later changed to Minister for Communities, introducing the Homelessness (Scotland) Bill in September 2002. She held the position of Minister for Parliamentary Business from 2004 until 2007.

At the 2010 general election, Curran regained Glasgow East for Labour from the Scottish National Party. After her electoral victory was announced, she walked out with the other candidates from the platform, refusing to make a speech whilst sharing the platform with the British National Party candidate. From 2010–11, she was Shadow Minister for Disabled People.

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On 7 October 2011, in a Shadow Cabinet reshuffle, Labour Party leader Ed Miliband sacked Ann McKechin and appointed Curran as her replacement for Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland. Willie Bain, then-MP for Glasgow North East, also became Curran’s new deputy as Shadow Scotland Office Minister, replacing Tom Greatrex.

Margaret Curran Net Worth

Margaret is one of the richest Politician & listed on most popular Politician. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Margaret Curran net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

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Source of Income Politician
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Curran attended the University of Glasgow, where she graduated with a degree in History and Economic History in 1981. She first became politically active in the Glasgow University Labour Club in the late-1970s, where she was associated with Johann Lamont and Sarah Boyack. She held several posts in Labour student politics, including secretary and vice-chair of Glasgow University Labour Club, and chair and secretary of the Scottish Organisation of Labour Students. She was involved in the unsuccessful campaign to elect Hortensia Allende as Rector of Glasgow University in 1977.

On 7 October 2011, in a Shadow Cabinet reshuffle, Labour Party leader Ed Miliband sacked Ann McKechin and appointed Curran as her replacement for Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland. Willie Bain, then-MP for Glasgow North East, also became Curran’s new deputy as Shadow Scotland Office Minister, replacing Tom Greatrex.

Curran was known to have a particularly difficult relationship with SNP leader, Alex Salmond. In 2012, Curran accused Salmond and his government of having ““culture of casual dishonesty”, and suggested his “blokeish attitude” made him a liability among women in Scotland during the Scottish independence referendum campaign. In 2011 she said that were Salmond to be killed by being run over by a bus that she would not be interested in finding out who the driver was. In 2014 she dismissed Salmonds appeal to female voters, saying “Women will see through his cynical attempts to win them over” and described his speech as “drivel”. Speaking about a work programme in Dundee, Curran stated “I think Alex Salmond should apologise to the people of Dundee” as only 15% of participants had proceeded to find a job.

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She was a community worker, and then a lecturer in community education at the University of Strathclyde. She and her husband Rab live in Glasgow with their two sons. She was Mohammad Sarwar’s election agent at Glasgow Govan for the 1997 general election.

For the year 2013–14, Curran was criticised for claiming more than £180,000 in expenses on top of her salary, including more than £19,000 on accommodation and nearly £16,000 on travel (as listed on the Independent Parliamentary Standards authority website).

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Facts & Trivia

Margaret Ranked on the list of most popular Politician. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United Kingdom. Margaret Curran celebrates birthday on November 24 of every year.

At the 2015 general election, she lost her seat to Natalie McGarry of the Scottish National Party. This was a landslide defeat for Scottish Labour; who lost forty of the forty-one seats they were defending, and were reduced to a single MP at Westminster, with the SNP elected in 56 of Scotland’s 59 seats. With many veteran Labour politicians losing their seats, including: then-Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander and then-Scottish Labour Party Leader, Jim Murphy. Presenting speeches following their constituency’s declaration, Curran declined to speak following the announcement of her own defeat.

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