I am the current Member of the Scottish Parliament for the constituency of Aberdeenshire West. I was born in Aberdeen.
After attending the Royal Blind School in Edinburgh from 1968 to 1974, I moved to Greenock where I began his career in Social Work including training at Langside College. I also worked for Guide Dogs for the Blind in Forfar and was a Client Manager at North East Sensory Services before being elected as an MSP in 2011.
In Parliament, I sit on the Energy, Economy & Tourism Committee of which I am Deputy Convenor, and the Health & Sport Committee. As well as being a member of several cross party groups including Visual Impairment, Deafness, Health Inequalities and Scotch Whisky, I am the Convenor of the Heart Disease & Stroke Cross Party Group.
Dennis is passionate about Politics and continues to work in areas of equality across all sectors.
Dennis is seeking re-election to the Holyrood in May 2016 and asks for your support to fund his campaign.