Alan Brown is the Scottish National Party MP for Kilmarnock and Loudoun. He defeated the former Labour Party MP for the area Cathy Jamieson with a majority of 13,638 in the May 2015 UK general election. 
Jamieson was not alone in her defeat to a Scottish Nationalist candidate, with the election being described as an 'SNP landslide amid almost total Labour wipeout'.  Brown was just one of 56 SNP candidates to be successful in the 2015 general election.
- Alan Brown www.parliament.uk, accessed 11 May 2015
- Scotland election 2015 results: SNP landslide amid almost total Labour wipeout - as it happened The Telegraph, 8 May 2015, accessed 11 May 2015