John Wilson MSP
- MSP for Central Scotland
Born and raised in Falkirk, John moved to Coatbridge in 1982 when he married his wife,Frances.
They now live in Glenboig with their daughter. After schooling, John became a coachbuilder and after becoming redundant, went on to Glasgow University where he graduated in Politics and Economic History.
He then entered the voluntary sector and until his election was the Director of the Scottish Low Pay Unit.
John is, and has been, involved in a number of community organisations including the school board.
John has been actively involved in politics since leaving school and previously served as a councillor. He has been a member of the SNP since the eve of the Scottish Parliament elections in 1999.