|Preceded by New Parliament|
Succeeded by Jim Tolson
|Name Scott Barrie|
|Born 10 March 1962 (age 53)
St. Andrews (1962-03-10) |
Alma mater University of Edinburgh, University of Stirling
Political party Scottish Labour Party
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Scott Barrie, (born 10 March 1962, St. Andrews) is a Scottish Labour Party politician and former social worker. He represented Dunfermline West in the Scottish Parliament from 1999 to 2007, where he was a member of the Communities Committees of the Parliament.
Prior to being elected to the Scottish Parliament, Scott was employed by Fife Council in the social work department. He also represented the Dunfermline Central ward on Dunfermline District Council.
Scott is a graduate of Edinburgh University (MA), the University of Stirling (CQSW) and the University of Dundee (Diploma in Child Protection Studies).
He was appointed the Chief Whip for the Labour Party group of MSPs at Holyrood after the 2003 election. On 8 February 2007 he resigned from this role in order to vote against the Scottish Executive. Barrie wished to see the abolition of tolls on the Forth Road Bridge and Tay Road Bridge.