Alison Thewliss was elected to serve the people of Glasgow Central in May 2015. She is the SNP Spokesperson for Cities in the House of Commons. Prior to her election as an MP, she served as Glasgow Councillor for the Calton Ward in the East End. Alison was the Glasgow SNP Council Group’s spokesperson on Land and Environmental Services, and she takes a keen interest in improving local government and democracy. She is a member of Scottish CND and believes passionately in the scrapping of nuclear weapons. Alison lives in Glasgow with her husband and 2 young children.