Statement to voters
Ronnie is the Member of Parliament for Inverclyde having been first elected in 2015 and retained the seat at the 2017 General Election.
He is a member of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs (PACAC) Select Committee and Transport Select Committee.
Alongside this, he is vice-chair of the All-party parliamentary groups (APPG) on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals; Kidney Group; Drug Policy Reform.
Ronnie is originally from Greenock and after leaving school he got a job as a trainee computer operator at Playtex in Port Glasgow, and went on to build a career in IT, latterly running his own company which focussed on finding IT solutions to business problems.
Political Interests: Drugs policy reform, employment, gambling related harm, prostitution laws, renewables and universal basic income.
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Ronald Jack "Ronnie" Cowan is a Scottish politician and member of the Scottish National Party. He has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Inverclyde since the 2015 general election, having been re-elected in 2017 and 2019.Read more on Wikipedia
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Biographical summaryBorn: 1959-09-06, Inverclyde, Scotland
School: Greenock Academy
Previous job: IT Entrepreneur
This candidate has previously stood for election in:
- 2019: The UK Parliament elections, as the Scottish National Party (SNP) candidate for the Inverclyde
- 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Scottish National Party (SNP) candidate for the Inverclyde
- 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Scottish National Party (SNP) candidate for the Member of Parliament for Inverclyde
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