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Colin Beattie is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician. He has been the Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the Midlothian North and Musselburgh constituency since 2011. Prior to this role, he was a councilor and group leader of the SNP on Midlothian Council.
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Colin Beattie was born on October 17, 1951 (age 71 years) in Forfar, Scotland. He is the son of Scottish parents. For 23 years, Beattie worked as an international banker across the Middle East and Asia. He then decided after a period of working in London that he would return to living in Scotland with his wife, Lisa.
Colin Beattie took an early retirement in 2006 to focus on being elected to Midlothian Council. He was elected to represent Midlothian South in the 2007 Midlothian Council election and was the SNP group leader on the Council.
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Beattie won the newly created seat of Midlothian North and Musselburgh in the 2011 Scottish Parliament election with a majority of just under 3000 votes.
He retained his seat in the 2016 Scottish Parliament election, with a majority of over 7,000 votes. He was also the SNP National Treasurer from 2004–2020; he was defeated in the 2020 SNP internal elections by Douglas Chapman.
However when Chapman later resigned in May 2021, stating “I had not received the support or financial information required to carry out the fiduciary duties of National Treasurer”, Beattie returned to the position.
Colin Beattie was elected unopposed as the SNP’s candidate for the 2021 Scottish Parliament election and retained his seat, with an increased majority of 7,906.
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Beattie was formally censured in 2013 by the Standards Commission for Scotland for breaching the Councillors’ code of Conduct for failing to register interest in the property whilst a councilor. In 2023, he was arrested during the police investigation into the SNP finances.
Colin Beattie is married to his wife Lisa Beattie, they had their wedding in Scotland. His wife is a former Midlothian Council leader. The couple hasn’t disclosed information related to their children’s life. As of April 2023, Colin and his wife Lisa are still married.
Colin Beattie net worth
How much is Colin Beattie worth? Colin Beattie net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a politician. Colin Beattie’s average salary per month and other career earnings are over $400,000 dollars annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential politicians in Scotland. He stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.
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