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Frank McAveety was born on 27 July, 1962 in Glasgow, United Kingdom, is a Teacher (English and History). Discover Frank McAveety’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 60 years old?

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Occupation Teacher (English and History)
Age 60 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born 27 July 1962
Birthday 27 July
Birthplace Glasgow, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

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In September 2015, McAveety was elected leader of Glasgow City Council after Gordon Matheson stood down, thus returning to a post he had held sixteen years earlier. He was succeeded by Susan Aitken in 2017.


In the 2011 Scottish Parliamentary election, he lost his seat to the SNP’s John Mason but he made an early return to politics in May 2012, when he was elected as a Councillor for the Shettleston ward of Glasgow City Council.


On 16 June 2010 he resigned as Convenor of the Scottish Parliament’s Public Petitions Committee after being overheard making comments about the physical appearance of a female member of the audience during a break in committee proceedings. The comments were broadcast because he had not switched off his microphone. McAveety said: “There’s a very attractive girl in the second row, dark… and dusky. We’ll maybe put a wee word out for her.”


McAveety led a campaign in 2009 to establish access for children free of charge to professional football matches in Scotland. He is a keen supporter of Celtic F.C. and the Scottish national team and, while an MSP, was a regular player for the Scottish Parliamentary Football Team, which has taken part in a number of high-profile charity events.

McAveety has served as a board member for the Arches Theatre Company in Glasgow, Enterprise Scotland and the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. From January 2009 he served on the boards of the Scottish Youth Theatre and Fields in Trust Scotland (formerly National Playing Fields Association).


McAveety was re-elected to the Scottish Parliament on 3 May 2007 after winning more than 50% of the vote in Glasgow Shettleston and until June 2010 he served as Convener of the Public Petitions Committee and was the Scottish Labour Party’s Shadow Minister for Sport.


Frank McAveety is known for his knowledge of various genres of modern popular music. He has written in praise of David Bowie in the Scotsman newspaper and he wrote a regular feature for Holyrood Magazine, which celebrated and recommended his favourite albums. In April 2005, the Scotsman newspaper dubbed him the “Daddy of Parliamentary Pop”. This was in reference to his speech in the Parliamentary Chamber in support of a motion recognising Franz Ferdinand for that band’s contribution to Scottish popular music and culture.


In 2004, he was mocked by a Sheriff Court judge after charges against two anti-war protesters were dropped after an altercation with the two protesters and a Labour council candidate. McAveety had claimed they had put him through the “worst intimidation in his life” during an altercation in the southside of Glasgow. In dismissing the case however, Sheriff Graeme Warner said that McAveety “must have lived a very sheltered life” and had “completely blown his credibility”.


When elected to the Scottish Parliament in 1999, he was appointed Deputy Minister for Local Government in the Scottish Executive and served in that position until 2000. He returned to office as Deputy Minister for Health and Community Care in May 2002. As Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sport following the 2003 Scottish Parliament election, he established the National Theatre of Scotland, which has resulted in the award-winning play, Black Watch and other productions. In his capacity as Sports Minister, McAveety advocated using sports investment as an opportunity for community regeneration and he oversaw Scotland’s largest ever investment in national sports infrastructure, being developed in the East End of Glasgow. He also conducted a successful campaign to bring the headquarters of Sportscotland, the national sports agency, to the East End of Glasgow.


McAveety served as Leader of the Glasgow City Council from 1997 until 1999, during which time he initiated the largest-ever investment package for Glasgow Secondary Schools and oversaw the removal of housing debt for City Housing Tenants. He also established the first ever Local Authority Standards Committee, which was the influence for the establishment of the Standards Commission for Scotland by the Scottish Parliament, a few years later.


He was a member of Glasgow District Council from 1988 until 1996 and served as Convenor of the Arts and Culture Committee, which developed the Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art and initiated plans for the large-scale redevelopment of Kelvingrove Gallery in Glasgow.


After receiving a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from St Andrew’s College of Education (now part of the University of Glasgow) in 1984, McAveety began a career as a secondary school teacher. He taught English at schools across the South side and the East End of Glasgow.


Frank McAveety (born 27 July 1962) is a Scottish Labour Co-operative politician, councillor for the Shettleston ward of Glasgow, and was the leader of Glasgow City Council from 10 September 2015 until 4 May 2017. He was also the Member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow Shettleston from 1999 until 2011.

Frank was born 27 July 1962 in Glasgow and brought up in the city’s Barmulloch district. He was educated in Glasgow at All Saints Secondary School, followed by the University of Strathclyde, from which he graduated in 1983, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and History.