Mark Ruskell

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Mark Ruskell
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Mid Scotland and Fife
In office
1 May 2003 – 3 May 2007
Personal details
Born (1972-05-14) 14 May 1972 (age 43)
Political party Scottish Green Party

Mark Christopher Ruskell is a Councillor and former Green Member of the Scottish Parliament.

Elected to represent Mid Scotland and Fife in 2003, he sat on the Scottish Parliament Environment and Rural Development Committee and served as its Deputy Convenor.[1] He lost his seat in the 2007 elections.

In May 2012 he was elected to represent the Dunblane and Bridge of Allan ward of Stirling Council in the Scottish local elections, the first time the Scottish Green Party has had a representative on the council.

His political career has involved fighting numerous campaigns for the Greens including standing in the 2001, 2010 and 2015 UK Westminster General Elections for Stirling and in every Scottish Parliament election since 1999.

He has been selected as lead Green candidate for Mid Scotland and Fife Region in the 2016 Scottish Parliament elections.


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