Mhairi has been a councillor in Glasgow since 2012, representing Southside Central Ward which comprises Queen’s Park, Crosshill, Govanhill, Laurieston, Gorbals and Oatlands.
A self-confessed SNP hack, she worked in SNP HQ between 1997-2007 before working as Nicola Surgeon’s constituency manager until 2016. In 2017 the SNP were elected to run Glasgow City Council and Mhairi was apply he’d City Convener for Health and Social Integration.
She is the organiser for Glasgow Southside SNP and was a local YES co-ordinator during the referendum.
Born and brought up in London, Mhairi first political involvement was joining the Anti-Nazi League when she was 13. Opposing Nazis remains a firm priority.
Mhairi is a carer for her elderly father, and also for her increasingly elderly dog, Charlie. She has very little spare time and what time she has she likes to waste on Twitter or binge-watching Netflix instead of doing housework or other useful activities.
You can follow Mhairi on twitter