The World of Winnie Ewing

Accession Number: spa.si.382

This photograph possibly dates from 1989.

Winnie Ewing was first elected in the 1967 Hamilton by-election. She served as MP for Hamilton between and 1970. She served as MP for Moray and Nairn between February 1974 and 1979 unseating the then Conservative Secretary of State. She represented the Highlands and Islands served as an SNP MEP for between 1979 and 1999 and was MSP for the Highlands and Islands between 1999 and 2003. For further biographical information http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/msp/membersPages/historic/s1/winnie_ewing/index.htm

This picture forms part of the Scots Independent donation to the Scottish Political Archive. The Scots Independent is a monthly Nationalist newspaper. The paper was founded in 1926 and is the longest surviving political newspaper in Scotland in the twentieth century.