Chris Stephens, born in Glasgow March 1973, is employed by Glasgow City Council, and is a Senior UNISON activist in the city, acting as a lead negotiator, and having represented trade union members on issues such as disability and racial discrimination, occupational pension protection, and on equal pay matters.
Chris is a member of the party’s National Executive Committee, Convener of Glasgow Pollok Constituency Association, and Secretary of the SNP Trade Union Group, assisting in building the Party’s profile in the Trade Union Movement.
Chris is a proud Partick Thistle supporter and regularly attends matches.
Among Chris’s pledges is to support people and local communities, campaign for humane welfare measures, and to provide access to advice and food security by holding welfare surgeries.
Glasgow South West constituency was first created by the Boundary Commission for the 2005 UK General Election, replacing the former Govan and Pollok constituencies. The seat covers the communities of Shieldhall, Hardgate, Linthouse, Drumoyne, Govan, Ibrox, Elder Park, North Cardonald, Craigton, Moore Park, Cardonald, Penilee, Hillington, Berryknowes, South Cardonald, Crookston, Rosshall, Mosspark, East Henderson, Bellahouston, Corkerhill, North Pollok, Househillmuir, Househillwood, Old Pollok, Levernside, Cairnhill, Howford, Hurlet, Haughburn, Roughmussel, Pollok, Priesthill, Darnley, Craigbank, Bullwood, Levern Bridge, Nitshill, Rosehill, Arden, Deaconsbank, Jenny Lind, Southpark, Craigbank, South Nitshill, and Waukmill.