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George Kerevan has been SNP member for East Lothian since 2015. He is a member of the Treasury Select Committee and Chairs the Limits to Growth APPG. He has an MA in Political Economy from Glasgow University and, prior to entering Parliament, he lectured in Economics at Napier University. He was also Associate Editor of The Scotsman for nearly a decade, and has written for a number of other newspapers including The Spectator and the New Statesman. He was also Managing Director of a Television production company and in this role, produced documentary programmes for Discovery, History Channel and PBS.
He has always played an active part in his local community: as a councillor on Edinburgh Council for 12 years; sitting on the boards of Edinburgh International Festival, Traverse Theatre, 7:84 Theatre, the Edinburgh International Film Festival and as founder of the Edinburgh Science Festival and chair for the Edinburgh Tourist Board