Alistair Darling

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The Laird Darling o Roulanish

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Chancellor o the Exchequer
In office
28 Juin 2007 – 11 Mey 2010
Prime MeenisterGordon Brown
Precedit biGordon Brown
Succeedit biGeorge 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 MeenisterTony Blair
Precedit biAlan Johnson
Succeedit biJohn Hutton (Business, Enterprise an Regulatory Reform)
Secretar o State for Scotland
In office
13 Juin 2003 – 5 Mey 2006
Prime MeenisterTony Blair
Precedit biHelen Liddell
Succeedit biDouglas Alexander
Secretar o State for Transport
In office
29 Mey 2002 – 5 Mey 2006
Prime MeenisterTony Blair
Precedit biStephen Byers (Transport, Local Govrenment an the Regions)
Succeedit biDouglas Alexander
Secretar o State for Wirk an Pensions
Social Security (1998–2001)
In office
27 Julie 1998 – 29 Mey 2002
Prime MeenisterTony Blair
Precedit biHarriet Harman
Succeedit biAndrew Smith
Chief Secretar tae the Thesaury
In office
3 Mey 1997 – 27 Julie 1998
Prime MeenisterTony Blair
Precedit biWilliam Waldegrave
Succeedit biStephen Byers
Member o Pairlament
for Edinburgh Sooth Wast
Edinburgh Central (1987–2005)
In office
11 Juin 1987 – 30 Mairch 2015
Precedit biAlex Fletcher
Succeedit biJoanna 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
LeaderHarriet Harman (Actin)
ShaidaeinGeorge Osborne
Precedit biGeorge Osborne
Succeedit biAlan Johnson
Shaidae Chief Secretar tae the Thesaury
In office
25 Julie 1996 – 3 Mey 1997
LeaderTony Blair
ShaidaeinWilliam Waldegrave
Precedit biHarriet Harman
Succeedit biDavid Heathcoat-Amory
Personal details
Born (1953-11-28) 28 November 1953 (age 66)
Hendon, UK
Poleetical pairtyLabour
Spoose(s)Margaret Vaughan
Bairns2
Alma materVarsity 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.