Corri Wilson MP represents the constituency of Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock, following her election in May 2015.
Born in Ayr, Corri has lived and worked throughout the constituency all her life. She has two grown‐up children and, before her election, Corri served as a councillor for the Ayr East ward of South Ayrshire Council.
Educated locally, Corri joined the Civil Service on leaving school and worked her way up to management level. After 20 years, growing disillusioned with the policy changes being brought in by the Westminster Government, she left the Civil Service to study psychology before working in the voluntary sector and then running her own event management and business support company.
Throughout her working life, Corri has always been an active member of her community and has worked to ensure she could make a positive contribution, from school boards to youth work, and from working as a Police Custody Welfare Officer to sitting on her local Community Council and being a member of the NHS Partnership Forum for health and cancer care services. In addition, Corri is has served as a Director of Septembayr [The Ayrshire Festival], Ayrshire Housing and Ayr Renaissance.
Corri's main political interests are Scottish independence, welfare and social justice, rural issues and connectivity, tourism, youth issues and people trafficking.