Welcome to your Full Scottish, live from our Cowcaddens Studio in Glasgow.
Full Scottish programme starts at 12:00 midday on Sunday 1st April 2018
Welcome to the Easter Sunday edition of the Full Scottish and this week, Richard Walker and Suzanne McLaughlin are host to Cllr. Christopher McEleny, the third of the SNP Depute Leader candidates to be our guest and Sandra White, SNP MSP for Glasgow Kelvin.
Sandra White is the Member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow Kelvin. Having been active in politics, both locally and nationally, since joining the SNP in 1983, Sandra served as the Councillor for Foxbar (Renfrewshire) for ten years before being elected as a MSP in 1999.
She is currently the Convener of the Social Security Committee in the Scottish Parliament. Sandra’s interests in politics revolve around achieving social justice, both domestically and internationally, and the regeneration of Glasgow. She is married with three grown up children.
Christopher McEleny first joined the SNP in 2006 whilst serving his apprenticeship to become a time served electrician. As a founding member of trade union Unite he went on to become the convenor of young trade union members in Scotland and the youngest ever member of the unions National Executive committee. It was Chris’ passion for helping workers receive better representation in the workplace that encouraged him to stand for election as an SNP candidate.
First elected a councillor in 2012 he became the leader of the SNP in Inverclyde in the West of Scotland in 2013 and has been leading the SNP at a council level ever since. Chris servers on the Education and Communities Committee, the Health and Social Care Committee, the Local Police and Fire Scrutiny Sub-Committee, the Policy and Resources Committee and thePolicy and Resources Exec Sub-Committee.
Thanks to Jordi Albacete, Xavi Montojo and Sergi Baixes for their work to produce the Clara Ponsati arrest package.
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