|Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Central Scotland
5 May 2011
|Born||4 July 1984|
|Religion||Roman Catholic Church|
Labour Party researcher
Controversially, McMahon previously worked as a paid researcher for her serving MSP father, Michael McMahon. After the Scottish Parliament Election in 2011 Siobhan was elected as a regional list MSP and they became the first father and daughter pair to serve in the Scottish Parliament.
McMahon graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with a 2.1 BA Honours in Politics with History and Sociology in 2006.
- The Scottish Parliament - Current Members - Siobhan McMahon
- Black, Andrew (27 November 2008). "Which MSPs are employing family?". BBC News. Retrieved 14 May 2011. "Over in the Labour camp, it is a family affair for Hamilton North and Bellshill MSP Michael McMahon, who pays wife Margaret and daughter Siobhan as parliamentary assistant and researcher respectively."
- Lindsey Johnstone and Mareike Brensing (6 May 2011). "Holyrood to get first blind MSP". The Herald. Retrieved 14 May 2011. "Another first is the election of a father and daughter, Michael and Siobhan McMahon. Mr McMahon was returned as MSP for Uddingston and Bellshill with a Labour majority of 714, while his daughter is one of three Labour MSPs representing the Central region."
- siobhanmcmahon.org - Official website