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Frank Doran
Chairman of the Administration Committee
In office
20 July 2005 – 11 May 2010
Preceded by New committee
Succeeded by Sir Alan Haselhurst
Member of Parliament
for Aberdeen North
Aberdeen Central (1997–2005)
In office
1 May 1997 – 30 March 2015
Preceded by Malcolm Savidge (Aberdeen North)
Succeeded by Kirsty Blackman
Member of Parliament
for Aberdeen South
In office
11 June 1987 – 16 March 1992
Preceded by Gerry Malone
Succeeded by Raymond Robertson
Personal details
Born (1949-04-13)13 April 1949
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died 31 October 2017(2017-10-31) (aged 68)
London, England (cancer)
Citizenship British
Nationality Scottish
Political party Labour
Spouse(s) Pat Govan (divorced)
Dame Joan Ruddock
Alma mater University of Dundee

Frank Doran (born April 13, 1949 in Edinburgh, Scotland–died October 30, 2017) was a Scottish politician and the Member of Parliament for the Aberdeen North constituency in the United Kingdom. He was first elected to the House of Commons in the 1987 general election for Aberdeen South but was defeated in 1992. He is a member of the Labour Party.


He was re-elected at the 1997 general election for the new constituency of Aberdeen Central. The boundary of the constituency was changed, and in 2005 he was elected for the Aberdeen North constituency.

Personal life

He is the partner of fellow Labour MP Joan Ruddock.

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