Printer Friendly

Labour of love.

SCOTTISH Labour's general secretary Lesley Quinn is to step down next year.

News of her departure yesterday drew warm tributes from Prime Minister Gordon Brown, former premier Tony Blair, Scots Secretary Des Browne and Holyrood leader Wendy Alexander.

Quinn, 43, has run Labour in Scotland since 1999, taking over the job from JackMcConnell.

She started working for the party as a 16-year-old shorthand typist and rose to one of the most powerful jobs in Scottish politics.

Brown said: "Lesley has made a massive contribution to the Labour Party. After 27 years, her leadership, counsel and experience will be sorely missed."

CAPTION(S):

QUITTING: Lesley Quinn
COPYRIGHT 2007 Scottish Daily Record & Sunday
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2007 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Nov 17, 2007
Words:105
Previous Article:WE'RE ALOUD TO HUG; Lucky Leon gets a cuddle from his dreamgirl Cheryl.
Next Article:Ex-boxer jailed for assault.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2015 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters