Alexander Burnett (politician)

Alexander Burnett
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Aberdeenshire West
Assumed office
Preceded by Dennis Robertson
Majority 900
Personal details
Born Alexander James Amherst Burnett
(1973-07-30) 30 July 1973
Nationality British
Political party Scottish Conservative Party
Spouse(s) Lavinia Cox
Children 1 son, 2 daughters
Education Eton College
Alma mater Newcastle University

Alexander James Amherst Burnett of Leys (born 30 July 1973) is a Scottish Conservative Party Member of the Scottish Parliament for Aberdeenshire West.[1]

The son of James Comyn Amherst Burnett of Leys and Fiona Mercedes Phillips, he is a fourth-great-grandson of Nicholas I of Russia on his mother's side. He was educated at Eton College and Newcastle University, where he graduated with an LL.B..

Burnett is the Conservative spokesperson for energy in the Scottish Parliament.[2] He sits on the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee of the Scottish Parliament.[3]


Parliament of Scotland
Preceded by
Dennis Robertson
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Aberdeenshire West

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