Alistair Darling

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The Richt Honourable
The Laird Darling o Roulanish
PC
Alastair Darling 2014.jpg
Chancellor o the Exchequer
In office
28 Juin 2007 – 11 Mey 2010
Prime Meenister Gordon Brown
Precedit bi Gordon Brown
Succeedit bi George Osborne
Preses o the Buird o Tred
Secretar o State for Tred an Industrie
Productivity, Energy an Industry (2006)
In office
5 Mey 2006 – 27 Juin 2007
Prime Meenister Tony Blair
Precedit bi Alan Johnson
Succeedit bi John Hutton (Business, Enterprise an Regulatory Reform)
Secretar o State for Scotland
In office
13 Juin 2003 – 5 Mey 2006
Prime Meenister Tony Blair
Precedit bi Helen Liddell
Succeedit bi Douglas Alexander
Secretar o State for Transport
In office
29 Mey 2002 – 5 Mey 2006
Prime Meenister Tony Blair
Precedit bi Stephen Byers (Transport, Local Govrenment an the Regions)
Succeedit bi Douglas Alexander
Secretar o State for Wirk an Pensions
Social Security (1998–2001)
In office
27 Julie 1998 – 29 Mey 2002
Prime Meenister Tony Blair
Precedit bi Harriet Harman
Succeedit bi Andrew Smith
Chief Secretar tae the Thesaury
In office
3 Mey 1997 – 27 Julie 1998
Prime Meenister Tony Blair
Precedit bi William Waldegrave
Succeedit bi Stephen Byers
Member o Pairlament
for Edinburgh Sooth Wast
Edinburgh Central (1987–2005)
In office
11 Juin 1987 – 30 Mairch 2015
Precedit bi Alex Fletcher
Succeedit bi Joanna Cherry
Member o the Hoose o Lairds
Laird Temporal
Assumed office
1 December 2015
Life Peerage
Shaidae Chancellor o the Exchequer
In office
11 Mey 2010 – 8 October 2010
Leader Harriet Harman (Actin)
Shaidaein George Osborne
Precedit bi George Osborne
Succeedit bi Alan Johnson
Shaidae Chief Secretar tae the Thesaury
In office
25 Julie 1996 – 3 Mey 1997
Leader Tony Blair
Shaidaein William Waldegrave
Precedit bi Harriet Harman
Succeedit bi David Heathcoat-Amory
Personal details
Born (1953-11-28) 28 November 1953 (age 65)
Hendon, UK
Poleetical pairty Labour
Spoose(s) Margaret Vaughan
Bairns 2
Alma mater Varsity o Aiberdeen

Alistair Maclean Darling, Baron Darling o Roulanish, PC (born 28 November 1953) is a Labour Pairty politeecian that served as Chancellor o the Exchequer frae 2007-2010 an as a Member o Pairlament (MP) frae 1987 till he stepped doun in 2015, maist recently for Edinburgh Sooth Wast.