Danielle Rowley Scottish Labour Member of Parliament for Midlothian

Danielle, 28, was born and raised in Midlothian and lives in Dalkeith, where she attended Dalkeith High School. She then went on study Journalism at Edinburgh Napier University, gaining a first class degree. During her time at university she undertook work with the Midlothian Advertiser, Radio Forth, STV and the Daily Record.

Since graduating in 2014 Danielle has held a range of jobs, including working as Gordon Brown’s Constituency Media Manager during the Scottish Independence Referendum, and various positions within the voluntary sector, including with national housing charity Shelter Scotland.

Danielle is a dedicated champion of Midlothian, as a young person she represented the area on the Scottish Youth Parliament. Through a range of voluntary roles, including three years at Black Diamond FM and many years helping organise the Dalkeith Festival, Danielle supports her local community and is extremely proud to represent her home.