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Colin Fox

Personal data
Date of birth17 June 1959(age 57)
Place of birthMotherwell, Scotland
Political partyScottish Socialist Party
SSP joint national spokesperson
Assumed office13 February 2005
In office1 May 2003 - 3 May 2007

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Colin Fox (born 17 June 1959, Motherwell) is the national spokesperson of the Scottish Socialist Party, and a former member for Lothian in the Scottish Parliament. He lives in the Inch, Edinburgh, with his partner Zillah and their two children.

He was a leading activist in the struggle against the poll tax in Edinburgh as a member of Labour Party Young Socialists, and became Lothian regional organiser of the SSP. He was selected as its no. 1 candidate in Lothian region for the Scottish Parliament election of 2003, and was elected. He lost his seat in the 2007 election.


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