Alison Johnstone

Alison Johnstone is the top Green candidate for Lothian in the 2011 Scottish Parliament elections.

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).

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