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Rhoda Grant (born 26 June 1963) is a Scottish Labour politician, and Member of the Scottish Parliament for Highlands and Islands region from 1999 to 2003 and since 2007.
1999 election she was elected to a list seat for the Highlands and Islands. [1 ]
2003 election she fought the Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber constituency but came second, and she lost her list seat to Eleanor Scott of the Scottish Green Party.
2007 election she was again elected to list seat as the [2 ] Scottish Green Party's vote collapsed and Labour won three list seats.
2011 election she was re-elected as a list MSP for the Highlands and Islands region.
Prior to her election Grant worked for the
trade union UNISON and Highland Regional Council. She holds a degree in social sciences from the Open University.
Grant thinks that there is a significant connection between pornography and the sex industry and "abuse and violence against women". "We have to ask if more should be done to make the viewing or downloading of porn from the internet more difficult. I think there should be filters in place to help that process."
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Michael Russell (SNP, Argyll and Bute)
Rob Gibson (SNP, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross)
Fergus Ewing (SNP, Inverness and Nairn)
Richard Lochhead (SNP, Moray)
Liam McArthur (Lib Dem, Orkney)
Dave Thompson (SNP, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch)
Tavish Scott (Lib Dem, Shetland)
Alasdair Allan (SNP, Western Isles)