Personal Information

  • Member for: Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn
  • Party: Scottish Labour
  • Date of Birth: 24 September 1958

Patricia Ferguson has been privileged to represent the Maryhill area of Glasgow since the establishment of the Scottish Parliament in 1999.  In 2011 she was elected as the first MSP for the new constituency of Maryhill and Springburn.  The constituency includes the communities of Kelvindale and Kirklee to Milton in the north and from Summerston and Acre in the west to Royston and Germiston in the east taking in many diverse communities.

Personal Interests:

Patricia enjoys reading and particularly enjoys biographies and autobiographies as well as historical and crime fiction. In addition she visits galleries and museums when she has time. Patricia is a supporter of Partick Thistle and Glasgow City women's football teams.

Trade Union Memberships:
Member of the GMB \ Apex

    Education:

    1970 - 1976
    Garnethill Convent Secondary School, Glasgow

    Glasgow College of Technology - SHNC in Public Administration, obtained in 1978

    Career History:

    1978 - 1990 Health Service Administrator
    1990 - 1994 Administrator, Scottish Trades Union Congress
    1994 - 1996 Scottish Labour Party Organiser
    1996 - 1999 Scottish Officer, The Scottish Labour Party

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