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Alison Thewliss

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Alison Thewliss was the Scottish National Party (SNP) candidate in Glasgow Central in the UK Parliament elections. They were elected with 19,750 votes. Our volunteers have been adding information on Alison Thewliss - here's everything we know so far!

Contact information

Personal profile: https://www.facebook.com/alisonthewliss
Public page: http://www.facebook.com/alisonthewlisssnp
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Party manifesto

Alison Thewliss was the Scottish National Party (SNP) candidate. Find out more about their policies in the Scottish National Party (SNP) manifesto.

Statement to voters

Alison Thewliss was elected to serve the people of Glasgow Central in May 2015. She is the SNP Spokesperson for Cities in the House of Commons.

Prior to her election as an MP, she served as Glasgow Councillor for the Calton Ward in the East End. Alison was the Glasgow SNP Council Group's spokesperson on Land and Environmental Services, and she takes a keen interest in improving local government and democracy. She is a member of Scottish CND and believes passionately in the scrapping of nuclear weapons.

Alison lives in Glasgow with her husband and 2 young children.

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


Alison Emily Thewliss is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician. She has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Glasgow Central since the May 2015 general election.

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Record in office

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Biographical summary

Born: 1982-09-13, Lanark, Scotland
Undergraduate degree: Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen
Previous job: Parliament (Scotland)

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Local hustings

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(Past event) Monday 2 December 2019 13:00–15:00: Age Scotland National Hustings, Radisson Blu Hotel G2 8DL.

Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2019: The UK Parliament elections, as the Scottish National Party (SNP) candidate for the Glasgow Central
  • 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Scottish National Party (SNP) candidate for the Glasgow Central
  • 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Scottish National Party (SNP) candidate for the Glasgow Central

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