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Michael Shanks

Sitting MP

Michael Shanks [email protected]
7 East Kilbride Road, Rutherglen, G73 5EA

Personal Statement

I was elected as the MP for Rutherglen in the by-election in October 2023, with a 20% swing from the SNP to Labour. I am hugely proud of the communities that make up the Rutherglen constituency and excited about our potential and I hope to have the opportunity to continue to serve as the area's Member of Parliament. Prior to becoming an MP I was a secondary school teacher and led a charity for young people with complex needs. I am currently a trustee of three charities. 

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