"James "Jim" Devine" is a former British Member of Parliament, having been the Labour Party (UK)/Labour Party member for Livingston (UK Parliament constituency)/Livingston from Livingston by-election, 2005/2005 until United Kingdom general election, 2010/2010 and Chairman of the Scottish Labour Party between 1994–95.

On 16 June 2009, following the United Kingdom parliamentary expenses scandal/2009 expenses scandal, he was barred by the Labour Party from being their candidate for the United Kingdom general election, 2010/2010 General Election, after reports he claimed expenses for work on his home from a non-existent firm. He was convicted of false accounting on 10 February 2011{{cite news

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/title=Former MP Jim Devine guilty over expenses

/date=10 February 2011

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