Gardie House. Tavish Scott’s residence in Shetland. The attaching estate takes up almost all of the island.
Tavish Scott MSP For Shetland
Scott, the son of the Laird of Bressay, Sir John Scott was born on 6 May 1966 in Inverness, Scotland. He was schooled in Lerwick, Shetland and gained a BA (Hons) Business Studies from Napier College in Edinburgh.
After graduating, he worked as parliamentary assistant to Jim Wallace, Lib Dem MP for Orkney and Shetland, and then as the Press Officer for the Scottish Liberal Democrats.
He later returned to Shetland and took over the family farm and became a councillor on Shetland Islands Council and Chairman of the Lerwick Harbour Trust.
He was elected the first Member of the Scottish Parliament for Shetland in May 1999 and was the Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats from 2008 to 2011, stepping down after the 2011 Scottish Parliamentary election…
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