Dr Eilidh Whiteford

Biography

Eilidh Whiteford was re-elected Scottish National Party MP for Banff and buchan on May 7th 2015 with 27487 votes, taking 60.2% of the vote.

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.

Between 2010 and 2015 she was the SNP's spokesperson for Fishing, Food and Rural Affairs, and International Development.

Constituency

Banff and Buchan

Twitter

@EilidhWhiteford

Secondary Twitter account

Facebook Page

https://www.facebook.com/DrEilidhWhiteford

Constituency Address

17 Maiden Street, Peterhead, AB42 1EE

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LinkedIn

Constituency Tel

01779 822022

Date of Birth

24/04/1969

Email

eilidh.whiteford.mp@parliament.uk

Party

Scottish Naitonal Party

Personal Website

http://www.dreilidhwhiteford.com/

Westminster Address

Westminster Tel

0207 219 3000 (Parliament switchboard)