Mike Crockart was the Liberal Democrats MP for Edinburgh West from 2010 to 2015.
He is a member of the business, innovation and skills select committee as well as the Scottish affairs select committee. 
Crockart lost his seat to the SNP's Michelle Thomson by 3,210 votes.
Before entering Parliament Crockart served as a police officer in Lothian & Borders Police for eight years and worked as a systems developer and IT Project Manager for Standard Life for eleven years. 
Crockart studied Politics at Edinburgh University in 1984. 
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Mike Crockart politics.co.uk, accessed 2 March 2015
- ↑ About Mike Mike Crockart MP, accessed 2 March 2015
- ↑ BBC News Edinburgh West, accessed 11 May 2015.
- ↑ Mike Crockart Scottish Liberal Democrats, accessed 2 March 2015