Iain Donaldson is a founding member of the Liberal Democrats (1988), having never been a member of any other political party.
First elected to the City Council in 1992, Iain represented the Gorton North Ward for 12 years from 1992 to 2004 and following boundary changes the Burnage Ward for 7 years from 2004 to 2011.
Iain has worked closely with local residents and residents groups in to improve our local area and services for our local community.
Iain has twice stood for Parliament as a Liberal Democrat Candidate. First in Denton and Reddish in 1997 and second in Manchester Blackley in the 2005 General Election (achieving an excellent 7% swing to the Liberal Democrats).
Iain works as a research secretary at the University of Manchester.