Eilidh Whiteford was elected Scottish National Party MP for Banff and buchan on 6th May 2010 with a majority of 4,027.
Eilidh was born in Aberdeen in 1969 and grew up in Macduff, Banffshire. She attended Banff Academy and Glasgow University.
After post-graduate studies in Scotland and Canada she taught Scottish Literature at Glasgow University and Newbattle Abbey College for a number of years before becoming Co-ordinator of the Scottish Carers' Alliance, a network of carer, disability and children's organisations promoting the interests of unpaid family carers.
For over six years Eilidh worked for Oxfam as a policy advisor and campaigns manager. In a voluntary capacity Eilidh is a Director of Turning Point Scotland and Jubilee Scotland.
Banff and Buchan
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Date of Birth
Scottish Naitonal Party
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