George Newlands REID

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1939-06-04
Education Dollar Acad, Univ of St Andrews (MA, Gold Medal in history, pres Students' Rep Cncl), Union Coll USA (Dip Int Rels)
Publications N/A
Recreations gardening, cross-country skiing
Clubs N/A
Style The Rt Hon Sir George Reid
Career reporter Daily Express 1961-62, political corr Scottish TV 1962-64, prodr Granada TV 1964-68, head of news and current affrs Scottish TV 1968-74, MP (SNP) Clackmannan and E Stirlingshire 1974-79 (Parly candidate (SNP) Ochil 1997), freelance broadcaster and journalist BBC TV and Radio and various newspapers 1979-84, dir Public Affrs League of Red Cross and Red Crescent Socs Geneva 1985-90 (head of information 1984-85), dir Int Red Cross Promotion Bureau 1990-92, int conslt 1992-98; MSP (SNP): Mid Scotland and Fife 1999-2003, Ochil 2003-07; Scottish Parl: presiding offr 2003-07 (dep presiding offr 1999-2003), convener Scottish Parly Bureau and Corp Body, convener Parly Conveners 1999-2003; ind advsr Scottish Ministerial Code 2008-11; HM Lord High Cmmr to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 2008 and 2009, UK electoral cmmr 2010-; vice-convener SNP 1997-99, memb Conslt Steering Gp for Scottish Parly 1998-99; dir Scottish Cncl Research Inst 1978-81, chair Governance Review of NI Assembly 2007-09, dir Strategic Review of Nat Tst for Scotland 2009-10, chair Remuneration Bd Nat Assembly for Wales 2010-; Stevenson prof Univ of Glasgow 2006-, visiting prof Univ of Stirling 2009-; memb: Assembly of Cncl of Europe 1976-79, Assembly of WEU 1976-79; vice-chair Carnegie Cmmn on Civil Soc 2007-10, memb Caucasus-Caspian Cmmn 2007-08; tstee: Edinburgh Int Mil Tattoo 2007-, Culture and Sport Glasgow 2007-; chair Scottish Press Awards 2008-11; Scottish Politician of the Year, Herald Awards 2003 and 2005; Lord-Lt Clackmannanshire 2010-; Hon LLD: Univ of St Andrews 2005, Univ of Glasgow 2009; Hon DUniv: Queen Margaret 2006, Edinburgh 2007, Stirling 2008; Pirogov Gold medal (for work as chief Red Cross delg in Armenian Earthquake) USSR 1989, Medal of Foreign Min of Russian Fedn 2007
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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