Why did you decide to run?
I decided to run because I have experience in organisation and working with others on the Liberal Youth Scotland executive, and I wanted to apply it in an area I’m really passionate about – foreign policy.
What will be your number one priority if elected?
Anyone who knows me will know I actually love human rights. I’ll defend them for ages in arguments with my Daily Mail reader grandparents. So I’m really happy with what we did on Belarus. However, having studied Russia’s transition to democracy this semester, there are some really big issues there, and I think it would be great for us to stand up for our fellow liberals Yabloko and do a protest for real democracy in Russia.
What is the one reason people should vote for you?
Because I’ve got the passion for international issues, and the experience to make sure Liberal Youth can campaign effectively on them.
I want to see us working more closely with other societies on campuses that may share our aims – for example Amnesty, because we can get more people involved in our events that way and it would be a good way to recruit liberal minded students.