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  Reid, John
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  2010-01-01  
 
NameJohn Reid
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Born May 08, 1947 (74 years)
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Apr 27, 2011 07:18pm
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InfoJohn Reid, Baron Reid of Cardowan, PC (born 8 May 1947) is a Scottish football club chairman and a Labour Party politician.

Reid was elected to the UK Parliament in 1987 and served in several senior cabinet positions under Tony Blair, including as Secretary of State for Scotland, Secretary of State for Health, Secretary of State for Defence and Home Secretary. In 2007, he left the cabinet with Blair, and retired from parliament in 2010, upon which he became a peer. Reid intends to take a leading role in the campaign for a No vote in the AV referendum in 2011.[1]

Since 2008, Reid has been Chairman of Scottish Premier League football club Celtic.


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  05/05/2005 UK Parliament - Airdrie & Shotts Won 59.01% (+42.48%)
  05/05/2005 UK Secretary of State for Defence Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/13/2003 UK Secretary of State for Health Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/07/2001 UK Parliament - Hamilton North & Bellshill Won 61.79% (+44.60%)
  01/25/2001 UK Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/17/1999 UK Secretary of State for Scotland Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/01/1997 UK Parliament - Hamilton North & Bellshill Won 64.01% (+44.91%)
  04/09/1992 UK Parliament - Motherwell North Won 63.37% (+43.03%)
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UK Alternative Vote Referendum - May 05, 2011 NO No
Labour Party Deputy Leader - First Round - Jun 24, 2007 LAB Hazel Blears