|Member of the Scottish Parliament|
(1 of 7 Regional MSPs)
Assumed office |
6 May 2011
11 October 1965 |
|Political party||Scottish Green Party|
Alison Johnstone (born 11 October 1965) is a Scottish politician, the Green MSP for the Lothian region. She also served as a councillor for the Meadows/Morningside ward for the City of Edinburgh Council from 2007 until May 2012.
From 1999, Johnstone worked as an assistant to Robin Harper, a position she held until he stood down and she was elected in May 2011 to the Scottish Parliament.
She was also joint convenor of the Scottish Green Party from 2007 to 2008.
She attended St. Augustine's High School, Edinburgh.
- Chris Marshall and Carla Gray (7 May 2011). "Scottish Parliament election: Profiles of the candidates elected to serve in Edinburgh". Edinburgh Evening News. Retrieved 7 May 2011.
- Lindsey Johnstone (6 May 2011). "Scotland fails to go Green - Herald Scotland | News | Election 2011". Herald Scotland. Retrieved 27 January 2012.
- "New co-leader for Scottish Greens". BBC News. BBC. 24 September 2007.
- Edinburgh Greens. "Alison Johnstone". edinburghgreens.org.uk. Retrieved 27 January 2012.
- "Ten Questions: Alison Johnstone". Edinburgh Evening News. edinburghnews.scotsman.com. 3 October 2008. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
- Alison Johnstone on Twitter
- profile on Scottish Green Party
- Alison Johnstone's MSP website
- Scottish Parliament page
- profile on Edinburgh Greens
|Party political offices|
|Co-Convenor of the Scottish Green Party
with Robin Harper
| Succeeded by|