Tom Arthur (Scottish politician)

Tom Arthur
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Renfrewshire South
Assumed office
6 May 2016
Preceded by Hugh Henry
Majority 4,408
Personal details
Political party Scottish National Party
Alma mater University of Glasgow

Thomas "Tom" Compton Arthur MSP (born 1985) is a Scottish politician. He is the Scottish National Party (SNP) Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the constituency of Renfrewshire South.[1]

Early life

Arthur was born in 1985 in Paisley and raised in Barrhead.[2] He was educated at Cross Arthurlie Primary and Barrhead High School.[2] He graduated from the University of Glasgow with a Bachelor of Music and then Master of Music.[2]

In November 2009, Arthur joined the SNP.[2]


  1. "Election 2016: Renfrewshire South". BBC News. 6 May 2016.
  2. 1 2 3 4 Mann, Graham (15 January 2016). "SNP man has sights set on Holyrood glory". Greenock Telegraph.
Parliament of Scotland
Preceded by
Hugh Henry
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Renfrewshire South

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