Andy Wightman was elected as an Member of Scottish Parliament in May 2016. He is a member of the Economy, Jobs & Fair Work Committee and the Local Government & Communities Committee in Parliament. He is a respected writer and campaigner on land rights, democracy and the economy. Andy is the author of publications including Who Owns Scotland (1996), Scotland: Land and Power (1999), Community Land Rights: A Citizen’s Guide (2009) and The Poor Had No Lawyers (2010). He has served as a Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee and represented the Scottish Green Party on the Commission on Local Tax Reform.