Annabelle was elected as MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife region in May 2011. She was previously elected as SNP MP for Perth (2001-2005), Annabelle Ewing earned the reputation as a spirited campaigner on issues such as Hepatitis C compensation, Deepcut, and the Black Watch.
Annabelle is Minister for Youth and Women's Employment.
Daughter of independence champion, Winnie Ewing, Annabelle graduated with EC Law Honours from Glasgow University in 1981. Following post-graduate studies in Bologna and Amsterdam, and 10 years as Brussels-based EC lawyer, Annabelle returned to run a small legal practice in Glasgow.
Comrie-based, Annabelle worked for several years for a local development trust and as a solicitor.