I grew up and went to school in Rothesay on the Isle of Bute, the town taught me the power that lies in the collective community. I have been an SNP member for almost a decade and a committed campaigner for independence. During the referendum I founded Generation Yes, the largest grassroots youth movement Scotland… Continue reading Why I’m standing for selection in Argyll and Bute
The conversation around the GRA reform has descended into radical extremism, it has moved on considerably from when I first started to engage in it online. Legitimate concerns were the core of the conversation with many women feeling uneasy that men could co-opt a trans identity and access women's only spaces to prey on vulnerable women. These assertions have been dealt with many times now...
Starting a family has always been something that has weighed heavy on my mind. My mum lost two children; my sister who was born before me died during labour, and my brother who was younger than me had a rare genetic condition causing him to pass away at three months old. I remember visiting my… Continue reading My Miscarriage
A BIT ABOUT ME I have been an active members of the SNP since 2011 and was a founding member of Generation Yes, the national youth campaign for independence in the run up to the 2014 referendum. I was National Convenor of the YSI for two years from 2015 - 17. In 2016 I was… Continue reading SNP Women’s Convener
I have journaled for as long as I can remember; writing down everything I did that day, how it made me feel, and describing all of my emotions. I have stacks of old books covered in writing, recording my early teens and mid twenties, my heartaches and my dreams, my ambitions and fears that held… Continue reading A Space of One’s Own
Hello, I would just like to start by saying a massive thank you to Fernando for inviting me here tonight to speak on an issue on which I have so much to say. Hopefully I can do it justice here this evening. I have been asked to speak on the role of young people in… Continue reading The Role of Young People in Mobilising & Educating for Self Determination
Conference, one of the reasons I am a member of the SNP is because of our record on women. I am proud to be part of a party that values and fights for the rights of women, especially young women like myself. I am proud that women’s employment is proportionally higher in Scotland than it… Continue reading Gender Balance
Conference, there are really two parts to this motion. SNP Youth and SNP Students have together submitted this motion - I am going to speak specifically about the need for sex and relationship education and I know Angus is going to talk more about making our education system more LGBT+ inclusive. So… we need to… Continue reading Inclusive education for Scotland’s schools