She is currently a Green councillor for Meadows / Morningside ward of Edinburgh City Council and is their spokesperson on culture, leisure and sport; and children and families.
Alison is Edinburgh born and bred and lives in the south of the city with her husband and young daughter. A former East of Scotland 800 metres and 1500 metres title holder, Alison still runs for fitness.
Since 1999 she has worked as a part-time assistant to Robin Harper MSP.
In bidding to step into Robin Harper’s shoes as MSP for Lothian Alison’s priorities include:
- Investing in vital public services;
- Protecting local shops and post-offices
- Preserving precious green spaces in our towns and cities
Alison maintains a blog with you can read via this link (opens in new window).