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Jenny Blain

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Jenny Blain was the Liberal Democrats candidate in the constituency of Dundee West in the 2017 General Election. Our volunteers have been adding information on Jenny Blain - here's everything we know so far!

Statement to voters

Jenny was born and raised in Dundee and educated at the High School of Dundee, Napier College and Moray House College of Education, and also at Dalhousie University in Canada. She has worked as an academic sociologist in Canada and parts of England.

Her first job was as a sub-editor at publishers DC Thomsons in Dundee. Later she taught at Lasswade High School in Midlothian before going to Canada. In Canada, Jenny was an assistant professor, teaching Sociology and Women's Studies, before returning to Britain as a senior lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University, specialising in social research.

Jenny is now keen to focus on Dundee and use her experience to work for Dundee. In particular, she is passionate about issues of environment, conservation and climate change.

Outside of politics her interests include gardening, genealogy, and making music.

This statement was added by Jenny Blain, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.

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Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Dundee West
  • 2017: The 2017 Dundee City Council local election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Maryfield

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