Dr Lisa Cameron MP was born and raised in Westwood, East Kilbride and still lives in South Lanarkshire with her husband Mark and their 2 children. After graduating from Strathclyde University with a degree in Psychology, Lisa went on to gain a Doctorate in Clinical Practice from Glasgow University. Working as an NHS Doctor in Wishaw General, Dykebar Hospitals and Carstairs, specialising in supporting clients with mental health and learning difficulties. Lisa has been able to use this experience in the House of Commons and since being elected in 2015 has led adjournment debates on mental health provision for armed forces veterans.
Lisa has been an active trade union representative for the UK’s biggest trade union Unite for more than 12 years, campaigning for workers’ rights, pay, pensions and on issues of discrimination and equality in the workplace and has continued to highlight these vital matters as a Member of Parliament. Lisa is the Shadow SNP Mental Health Spokesperson and is a member of the UK-Japan All Party Parliamentary Group, and chairs the All Party Parliamentary Group on Disability.