Johann Lamont — Scottish Politician born on July 11, 1957,

Johann MacDougall Lamont is a Scottish politician, who was leader of the Scottish Labour Party from 2011 to 2014. She served as a junior minister in the Labour-Liberal Democrat coalition Scottish Executive from 2004 until the coalition's defeat by the Scottish National Party in 2007. She was subsequently elected deputy leader of the opposition Labour group of MSPs in 2008, and was elected to lead the Labour Party in December 2011. She announced her resignation in October 2014, and following a leadership election to replace her, was succeeded by Jim Murphy in December... (wikipedia)

Scotland is my country, the nation that shaped me, that taught me my values. A nation whose achievements inspired and inspire me, a community whose failings drive me - drive my overwhelming desire to fight for social justice and equality.
I love hard political debate and I love beating somebody on a political point but what I'm more frustrated by is the politics where you play the man not the politics.
Schools are not exam factories for the rat race.
My Scottish Labour Party is a crusade - to fight poverty, inequality and injustice.
We shall seek debate without division or rancour.

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