Miles Briggs

Miles Briggs
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Lothian
Assumed office
6 May 2016
Personal details
Political party Scottish Conservative Party
Alma mater Robert Gordon University

Miles Edward Frank Briggs MSP is a British politician who was elected as a Scottish Conservative and Unionist Member of Scottish Parliament for the Lothian region at the Scottish Parliament election, 2016.[1]

Briggs was educated at Auchtergaven Primary School, Perth Grammar School and Robert Gordon University.

Political career

Briggs stood as the conservative candidate in 2010 for the North East Fife constituency, then in the 2011 Scottish Parliament election for North East Fife. In 2016 he stood for the constituency of Edinburgh Southern.

In December 2015, Briggs was named second on the Conservative's regional list for the 2016 elections, behind leader Ruth Davidson.[2]

Briggs is the Conservative spokesman for mental health and public health in the Scottish Parliament[3] In addition he sits on the Health and Sport Committee of the Scottish Parliament.[4]


  1. "Election 2016: Lothian. Scottish Parliament region". BBC News. 6 May 2016.
  2. "Ruth Davidson and Miles Briggs at top of regional list". Edinburgh Evening News. 12 December 2016. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  3. "Scottish Conservative appointments for new parliamentary term". Scottish Conservative Party. Retrieved 26 May 2016.
  4. "Miles Briggs MSP". Scottish Parliament. Retrieved 23 June 2016.

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