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|Deputy Convener of the |
Subordinate Legislation Committee
14 June 2011
|Member of the Scottish Parliament|
for Glasgow Cathcart
5 May 2011
|Born||17 March 1953|
|Political party||Scottish National Party|
|Website||Official biography at The Scottish Parliament's website|
He was elected in the 2011 Parliamentary elections, having previously contested the Ayr Constituency in the 2003 Scottish Parliament elections and the Glasgow South-West Constituency in the 2005 UK general election before his election in 2011. He was also selected to be the SNP candidate in the 2009 Glasgow North East by-election, but decided to step aside following newspaper reports over his finances.
He represented the Langside ward on Glasgow City Council from 3 May 2007 until 3 May 2012 and was the SNP group leader on the council until June 2011, when he was succeeded by Councillor Allison Hunter.
In 2012, Dornan was appointed as a SNP Deputy Whip.
On 25 February 2020, Dornan announced he would not be standing in the 2021 Holyrood election.