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This website was established when Marlyn Glen was a Member of the Scottish Parliament.

As the Scottish Parliament has now been dissolved there are no Members of the Scottish Parliament until after the election of 5th. May 2011



Marlyn's biography

Marlyn was first elected to the Scottish Parliament in 2003.

Born in Dundee in 1951, she attended Kirkton High School. 

She gained an MA (Hons) at St Andrews University and the M Ed teaching qualification at Dundee.

Marlyn worked first as a teacher of  English and, after obtaining a Diploma in Special Education, worked latterly at Baldragon Academy as Principal Teacher of Learning Support.

An enthusiastic life-long learner, Marlyn went on to gain Open University degrees in Social Science and Psychology.

Marlyn is a member of the E.I.S and is a past President of the Dundee Local Association.

A Labour Party activist for many years, Marlyn was a member of the Party’s Scottish Executive and has been a North-East member of the Scottish Policy Forum since its inception.

Marlyn has local government experience having been elected to represent the Blackshade Ward on Dundee District Council after a high profile by-election.

Married to the late Neil Glen for 30 years, Marlyn has two children, a daughter and a son.

Her interests include equal opportunities, education and aspects of environmental protection.

She is the Vice-Convener of the Equal Opportunities Committee of the Scottish Parliament