Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Fife.
Wife: Cathy (until his death, one son, one daughter)
High School: Templehall Secondary Modern School, Kirkcaldy, Fife
UK Member of Parliament for Glenrothes (2005-08, his death)
UK Member of Parliament for Central Fife (2001-05)
UK City Council Fife Regional Councillor (1982-2001)
Labour Party (UK) (1981-2008)
Lung Removal 2007