Personal Information

  • Member for: Cowdenbeath
  • Party: Scottish National Party
  • Date of Birth: 20 August 1960

It is a privilege to be the SNP MSP for Cowdenbeath. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you think that I can be of help. As the independence referendum date approaches, I am happy to answer any questions that you may have.

Personal interests:

Annabelle is interested in reading, travelling, gardening and swimming

Trade union and professional memberships:

Member of the Law Society of Scotland

Religious affiliation:

Church of Scotland 


    Craigholme School, Glasgow

    2:1 (Honours) in EEC law, Glasgow University

    Diploma in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University, Bologna Center, Italy

    Diploma in European Integration, University of Amsterdam, Europa Instituut
    Diploma in Legal Practice, Glasgow University 

    Career History:

    Apprenticeship with Ruth Anderson and Co., Solicitors, Saltcoats

    Worked as EEC lawyer in Brussels for some 10 years, latterly with a large US firm

    Ran a family legal practice, Ewing & Co, Glasgow 1999-2001

    SNP MP for Perth, 2001-2005

    Consultant to Comrie Development Trust

    Worked for several years as a solicitor for Quinn, Martin and Langan, Solicitors, Glasgow 

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