Party Leaders and Spokespersons

This Fact Sheet provides a list of the current opposition party leaders and spokespersons who are MSPs.

Spokespersons are people chosen by their parties to act as a representative on a specified area of policy. Parties can choose how these spokespersons are referred to.

The Fact Sheet is arranged alphabetically by party, then alphabetically by surname.

Published: 2 March 2021

Abbreviation   Party
 Con  Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party 
 Green  Scottish Green Party
 Ind  Independent
 Lab  Scottish Labour Party
 LD  Scottish Liberal Democrats
 NPA  No Party Affiliation
 Reform  Reform UK
 SNP  Scottish National Party

Regions and Constituencies

Everyone in Scotland is represented by eight MSPs: One for their constituency and seven for the larger region in which they live. Our Constituency Maps can help you identify your MSP. 

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