Jim Tolson
Deputy Spokesperson on Local Government and Transport

Contact Details

Phone: 01383 841 700
Phone: 0131 348 6337

Biography

A Fifer born and bred, Jim Tolson has lived in Dunfermline all his adult life. He was married to his wife, Alison in 1996. He is originally from Ballingry, where his father was a coal miner.

Jim worked at Rosyth Dockyard for 19 years. He has been a dedicated Dunfermline councillor for 15 years but is now committed fully to representing the people of Dunfermline and the West Fife villages in the Scottish Parliament as their constituency MSP. He was awarded an HND in computing at Lauder College and an honours degree in computer networking at Napier University. Jim has a keen interest in motoring. He and his wife are also keen gardeners. As a charity fundraiser, Jim has run the Dunfermline Half Marathon and abseiled down the Wallace Monument.

News stories

  • Only Lib Dems have solutions for Scotland More >>
  • Scottish Liberal Democrats have the right solutions for Scotland: Rennie More >>
  • Tolson welcomes ‘Kingdom of Industry’ exhibition More >>
  • Jim Tolson MSP reveals that over 6,560 people in Fife will no longer pay income tax More >>
  • Jim Tolson MSP reveals that over 6,560 people in Fife will no longer pay income tax More >>
  • Dunfermline Lib Dems upbeat after Perth Conference More >>