|Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Highlands and Islands
1 May 2003 – 3 May 2007
23 July 1951 |
|Political party||Scottish Green Party|
|Domestic partner||Rob Gibson|
Background and career
She was born in Inverness in 1951 and educated in Glasgow before returning to the North where she has spent all her working life. Before being elected to Parliament she was a community paediatrician, helping to provide a service for special needs children in the Scottish Highlands. She is a keen Scottish Gaelic enthusiast, and took her oath as MSP in the language.
Since joining the Greens in 1989, Scott has campaigned on many issues, most recently against the building of new incinerators, GM crops in the Black Isle and the movement against war in Iraq. She has stood for election locally, nationally, for Westminster and the European Parliament.
Elected to the Scottish Parliament in 2003, her partner is fellow MSP Rob Gibson, who is a Scottish National Party representative (also for the Highlands and Islands). She lives with him and one of her two teenage children.
- "Scottish Parliament Previous Members page". Scottish Parliament. Retrieved 17 December 2008.
- "ELEANOR SCOTT AND PATRICK HARVIE ELECTED GREEN CO-CONVENORS" (Press release). Scottish Green Party. 23 November 2008. Retrieved 17 December 2008.
- "Scottish Green Party candidate announcement". Scottish Green Party. Retrieved 14 October 2010.
|Party political offices|
|Convenor of the Scottish Green Party
|Co-Convenor of the Scottish Green Party
with Patrick Harvie
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