|Member of the Scottish Parliament
for North East Scotland
5 May 2011
6 November 1977 |
|This article relies largely or entirely upon a single source. (November 2012)|
Jenny Marra (born 6 November 1977) is a Scottish Labour Party Member of the Scottish Parliament, representing the North East Scotland electoral region. She is Shadow Minister for Youth Employment and Shadow Deputy Finance Minister.
Born in Dundee in 1977, she attended St John's High School before going to study history at St Andrews University, where she won a scholarship to Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She returned to her home town and spent five years promoting Dundee as a location for students, research and investment as Head of Press at Dundee University.
After a stint as the Labour MEPs spokesperson in Brussels and Strasbourg, Jenny took a Scots law degree and qualified in both Scots and English law and Scottish legal practice. She is member of the GMB, Community and Amnesty International. In addition to her party posts, Marra is also the Convenor for the Cross Party Group on Deafness. She is a niece of the late musician Michael Marra.
- The Scottish Parliament profile of Jenny Marra
- Jenny Marra's website
- Jenny Marra MSP
- "Dundee musician Michael Marra dies following battle with illness". STV. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
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