Ben Lawrie was born in Dundee and raised in Monifieth. He attended school in Monifieth and completed an HNC in Social Sciences at Dundee & Angus College before graduating with a degree in International Relations from the University of St Andrews where he spent a year as the Mental Health Rep on the University’s Wellbeing Committee.
A long time mental health campaigner, Ben is now an Angus Councillor and a peer worker for a local mental health charity.
Speaking ahead of the election Ben said “years of Brexit turmoil have been an expensive distraction from pressing issues like the Climate Emergency and the hidden mental health crisis. Let’s stop Brexit.
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