Brian Monteith

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Brian Monteith (born 8 January 1958) is a Scottish public relations consultant, politician and commentator, who was a Conservative Member of the Scottish Parliament between 1999 and 2007.

Education

Educated at Portobello High School and Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. He also organised a successful campaign to take Heriot Watt out of the National Union of Students. However he was reprimanded over this by an investigating committee which referred to Monteith's "grave errors of judgment".

Career

Following university Monteith initially worked as a researcher for Thatcherite London-based think tank, the Centre for Policy Studies.

Monteith moved on to work in the public relations arena for Michael Forsyth Associates - Monteith shared a flat in London with his mentor and boss Michael Forsyth. Later, with his wife Shirley, Monteith set up Leith Communications public relations company in Edinburgh. The company however went bust in the early 1990s owing over £50,000 to creditors. This crisis forced Monteith to withdraw from standing for the Scottish Conservative party against Labour's John Smith in the Monklands East parliamentary seat.

Devolution

Monteith went on to be the leader of the unsuccessful Think Twice "No-No" campaign in the 1997 devolution referendum which opposed the creation of the Scottish Parliament.

Member of the Scottish Parliament

Monteith was elected to the Scottish Parliament as a Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party list...
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