Derek Scott

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Derek Scott was an economic adviser to the Labour Party from 1997 to 2003.[1]

Background

A former Social Democratic Party (SDP) adviser - and candidate in 1983[2] - Scott worked as special adviser to Labour Chancellor Denis Healey in the 1970s. Scott is a Liverpool University graduate with postgraduate degrees from LSE and Birkbeck.[3]

With experience of working as a banker with Barclays de Zoete Wedd (BZW) before 1997, Scott went to be an Economic Adviser at the global professional services firm KPMG after 2003. He now works with macroeconomic forecasting consultancy Lombard Street Research.[4]

Scott is the ex-husband of Channel 4 Political Editor Elinor Goodman.[5] In 2010 he married Gisela Stuart, a Labour MP.[6]

On the 1st of August 2012, Scott passed away from cancer.[6]

Contact, Resources, Notes

Notes

  1. Info-Dynamics Research, "Where are they now? The 1997/1998 Special Advisers to the Labour Government", GMB: April 2006 Briefing, p7, accessed 12.09.10
  2. Job Rabkin, "Election '97: Left-wingers slip through Blair's net", The Independent, accessed 17.09.10
  3. Martin McElwee, "The Great and the Good? The rise of the new class", Centre for Policy Studies, p55, accessed 15.09.10
  4. Info-Dynamics Research, "Where are they now? The 1997/1998 Special Advisers to the Labour Government", GMB: April 2006 Briefing, p7, accessed 12.09.10
  5. Martin McElwee, "The Great and the Good? The rise of the new class", Centre for Policy Studies, p55, accessed 15.09.10
  6. 6.0 6.1 Derek Scott Obituary The Guardian, Published 2 August 2012, Accessed 18 September 2014
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