Tom Mason (Scottish politician)


Thomas Gee Mason (born 31 December 1942) is a Scottish Conservative politician who is a Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the North East Scotland region. Mason was sworn in on 20 June 2017,[1] following the resignation of Ross Thomson.[2]

Tom Mason

Member of the Scottish Parliament
for North East Scotland
(1 of 7 Regional MSPs)
Assumed office
20 June 2017
Preceded byRoss Thomson
Personal details
Born
Thomas Gee Mason

(1942-12-31) 31 December 1942 (age 77)
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England
Political partyConservative
Alma materKing's College London
Cranfield School of Management

He was educated at King's College London (BSc, 1964) and the Cranfield School of Management (MBA 1972).[3]

Mason is also a councillor on Aberdeen City Council.

Political career


Mason stood unsuccessfully for the Scottish Parliament as the Conservative candidate in the Aberdeen Central constituency in 1999[4] and 2016.[5]

In the 2017 Aberdeen council election he was elected as a councillor, then became depute Provost.[6]

References


  1. "Two new Conservative MSPs sworn in at Holyrood". BBC News. BBC. 20 June 2017. Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  2. "Aberdeen Depute Provost to become dual-role Tory MS". BBC News. 15 June 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2017.
  3. 2018 "Mason, Thomas Gee, (born 31 Dec. 1942), Member (C) North East Scotland, Scottish Parliament, since 2017." WHO'S WHO & WHO WAS WHO. 4 Dec. 2018
  4. "Vote 99: Scotland Constituencies & Regions. Aberdeen Central". BBC News. Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  5. "Scotland Election 2016: Aberdeen Central. Scottish Parliament constituency". BBC News. Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  6. "Scottish Tories select replacements for Holyrood seats vacated by new MPs". Evening Express. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2017.