Edinburgh North & Leith
Deidre is MP for Edinburgh North and Leith; if you need her help you can get in touch via email firstname.lastname@example.org; by phone 0131 555 7009; or at her office at 166 Great Junction Street EH6 5LJ.
She is a front-bench member of the SNP group in Westminster covering relations with the devolved administrations, and liaison with the Scottish Government and Scottish Parliament. She sits on the Public Accounts Committee which is responsible for examining the value for money of public spending, holding the UK Government and Civil Servants to account for the way our money gets spent.
You can stay up to date with what Deidre is doing in Parliament on the House of Commons website.
Before winning her seat in the 2015 election, Deidre was a councillor for the Leith Walk ward on Edinburgh Council and Depute Lord Provost of Edinburgh. She was born in Western Australia, grew up in Perth and studied for her BA in English from John Curtin University before studying acting at the WA Academy of Performing Arts. She lives in Edinburgh with Dougie and her two daughters.