Angus MacNeil


Angus MacNeil was re-elected MP for Na H-Eileanan An Iar on May 7th 2015 with 8662 votes, taking 54.3% of the vote.

Angus is a native Gaelic speaker from Barra. He was in School in Barra and the Nicholson Institute in Stornoway. He studied Civil Engineering at Strathclyde University and then worked as a reporter at the BBC in Inverness for two years before becoming a Primary Teacher.

Angus worked for two years in Salen in Mull where he started the Gaelic Unit before moving to Fort William when he got married to Jane. In the 2001 general election Angus was the SNP candidate for Inverness East Nairn and Lochaber. In 2009 Angus returned to Barra to teach and until his election worked in Eoligarry School at the north end of the island.

He was elected as MP for Na h-Eileanan an lar (Western Isles) on 5 May 2005. He now is the SNP's Westminster portfolio and transport spokesperson.


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Constituency Address

31 Bayhead Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DU

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01851 702272

Date of Birth

21 July 1970



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Westminster Address

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

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0207 219 8476

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