- Candidate for Moray
Angus Robertson MP is the SNP Leader in Westminster following Alex Salmond's election as First Minister for Scotland.
Angus represents Moray Constituency and is the Scottish Shadow Minister for Defence and Foreign Affairs.
Before his election in June 2001 he was the European and International Affairs Adviser to the SNP group in the Scottish Parliament.
Prior to that, he worked as a foreign and diplomatic correspondent in central Europe for the BBC, Austrian Radio and other leading broadcasters.
Angus was born in London and brought up in Edinburgh where he received both his Primary and High School education.
After leaving Broughton High School Angus completed a MA Honours in Politics and International Relations at Aberdeen University before embarking on his journalistic career.
Angus' main political interests are Scottish independence, International and European Affairs, defence, whisky, oil, fishing, sustainable development and youth issues.
He is a member of the European Scrutiny Committee, Vice-Chairman of the All Party Whisky Group, Vice-Chairman of the All Party Offshore Oil and Gas Group, member of the All Party Fisheries Group and participant in the Parliamentary Armed Forces Scheme.