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Ian Stewart Hudghton is a Scottish politician, and has been a Member of the European Parliament for the Scottish National Party since 1998, when he won his seat in a rare European Parliamentary by-election. Since the 2004 European elections, he has led the five-strong European Free Alliance Group in the Parliament, which retains its own identity within the joint Green - European Free Alliance Group. He is a member of the Fisheries and Economic & Monetary Affairs committees. Before becoming an MEP he had been an election agent, a District and Regional Councillor and the first elected leader of the unitary Angus Council after its foundation in 1995/6.
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