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Bill Butler was the Labour Party candidate in Garscadden/Scotstounhill in the 2017 Glasgow City Council local election. Our volunteers have been adding information on Bill Butler - here's everything we know so far!

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Bill Butler (born 30 March 1956 in Glasgow) is a Scottish Labour Co-operative politician, candidate for the 2016 Scottish Parliament elections for Glasgow Anniesland and former MSP. He represented Glasgow Anniesland in the Scottish Parliament until losing his seat in the 2011 election. He had been elected in the by-election following the death of First Minister Donald Dewar. Butler is also a committed member of CND and has voted against the party in matters concerning nuclear weapons.A graduate of the University of Stirling and Notre Dame College of Education, he taught at a number of schools in Renfrew District and in Rutherglen from 1980 to 2000. He is married to Patricia Ferguson, a fellow Labour MSP and former Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sport.

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This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2017: The 2017 Glasgow City Council local election, as the Labour Party candidate for the Garscadden/Scotstounhill
  • 2016: The Scottish Parliament Election (Regions), as the Labour Party candidate for the Member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow
  • 2016: The Scottish Parliament Election (Constituencies), as the Labour Party candidate for the Member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow Anniesland

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