"Charles Peter Kennedy" is a British Liberal Democrats/Liberal Democrat politician, who led the Liberal Democrats from 9 August 1999 until 7 January 2006 and is currently a member of parliament (MP) for the Ross, Skye and Lochaber (UK Parliament constituency)/Ross, Skye and Lochaber constituency.
In the United Kingdom general election, 1983/1983 General Election he stood for the Ross, Cromarty and Skye (UK Parliament constituency)/Ross, Cromarty & Skye constituency, then held by the Conservative MP and Minister, Hamish Gray, Baron Gray of Contin/Hamish Gray. In a shocking result, Kennedy was elected for the Social Democratic Party (UK)/Social Democratic Party (SDP), making him at 23, the youngest MP in the House of Commons. Ambitious and popular, he quickly emerged as a potential party leader. In 1994, after the SDP and Liberal Party had merged, he became President of the Liberal Democrats, a position he held for the next four years. In 1999, after the resignation of Paddy Ashdown, Kennedy was elected party leader.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Charles Kennedy on Wikipedia.