RISE: Scotland's Left Alliance
Jean Urquhart is the cultural spokesperson for the left alliance, RISE, and heads the party’s list in the Highlands & Islands.
She has been a member of the Scottish Parliament for the past five years and was convener of the cross-party group on Culture. Before that, she ran the Ceilidh Place and its music programme, and a founding board member of the Gaelic music organisation, Feis Rois.
Jean has eclectic tastes and is passionate about the need to keep music live.