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James Scott (1671 – October 1732) was a Scottish politician. He was a Burgh Commissioner for Montrose to the Parliament of Scotland prior to the Union, and one of Scotland's first representatives sent to the new Parliament of Great Britain.
Scott was elected to Parliament on 30 October 1710 in the 1710 general election for the constituency of Aberdeen Burghs. He stood down from Parliament the following year, causing a by-election on 8 February 1711. He died in 1732, aged 61.