John Nicolson


John Nicolson was elected MP for East Dunbartonshire on May 7th 2015 with 22093 votes, taking 40.3% of the vote.

John joined the SNP when he was 16. Prior to his election, he has worked as a journalist for BBC - he was the studio presenter for the BBC on 11 September 2001 as the Twin Towers collapsed, anchoring live on BBC News 24 and BBC One - and ITV, where he presented Live with John Nicolson.

John studied at the University of Glasgow and graduated in English Literature and Politics. While a student, he was recruited from Harvard by Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (Democrat, New York) to work as a speech writer on Capitol Hill.


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