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Alistair Maclean DARLING, British Member of Parliament. Trustee National Library of Scotland.


Darling, Alistair Maclean was born on November 28, 1953 in London.


Loretto School; Aberdeen University, Bachelor of Laws.


Member Lothian and Borders Police Board, 1982-1986, Lothian Regional Council, 1982-1987, chairman transportation committee, 1986-1987. Member of Parliament from Edinburgh Central United Kingdom, 1987—2005, member opposition home affairs team, 1988—1992, opposition spokesman on the city and finance services, 1992—1996, shadow chief secretary to the treasury, 1996—1997, chief secretary for the treasury, 1997-1998, secretary of state for social security, 1998—2001, secretary state Department Work and Pensions, 2001—2002, secretary state for transport and Scotland, 2002—2006, Member of Parliament from Edinburgh South West, since 2005, secretary state Department Trade and Industry Scotland, 2006—2007, chancellor of the exchequer, 2007—2010.


Trustee National Library of Scotland.


Spouse Margaret McQueen Vaughan, 1986. Children: one s.one d.

Margaret McQueen Vaughan