Kate Forbes

Kate Forbes was elected as MSP for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch in 2016 and as a backbencher served on the Scottish Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee, the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee, the Health and Sport Committee and the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee. She also served as Parliamentary Liaison Officer for Finance and the Constitution.

She also served as the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy from 2020 to 2023.

Kate Forbes
SNP MSP for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch and member of Holyrood magazine's Editorial Panel
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The Holyrood Garden Party and Political Awards is the unmissable fixture in the Scottish political calendar for politicians, their staff, political journalists, the business community, and the public affairs sector, and is a fun opportunity to remind ourselves that cross-party relations aren’t always that cross!