Clare Haughey MSP

Clare Haughey  MSP

Clare Haughey MSP was appointed as the Minister for Children and Young People in May 2021. 

She has worked as a mental health nurse, specialising in pregnant mothers and those with a young baby, and has been a clinical nurse manager.

Clare was elected as MSP for Rutherglen in May 2016. She was previously a divisional convenor in UNISON.

She grew up in Rutherglen and is a mother to three children.

She was previously the Minister for Mental Health.