Owen Thompson's policies
Statement to voters
Owen was raised in Loanhead after moving there aged 7 when his dad became minister at Loanhead Parish Church.
After attending Beeslack High School in Penicuik, Owen studied Accounting and Finance at Napier University. After working in the financial Services industry for a period Owen was elected to Midlothian Council in November 2005 at the Loanhead by-election. At this time Owen was the youngest Councillor in Scotland.
Owen started on the campaign trail early having delivered his first leaflets aged 8. He was successfully re-elected in both 2007 and 2012 becoming Leader of Midlothian Council in 2013.
Owen enjoys football, rugby, craft beer, and films.
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About Owen Thompson
Owen George Thompson is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician. He was elected in 2015 as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Midlothian, but was defeated at the next general election in 2017. He regained the seat at the 2019 general election.Read more on Wikipedia
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