William Campbell is a lifelong member of the Labour Party.
Willie is delighted to be returning to Angus; he was the Scottish Labour candidate for Angus South in the 2011 Scottish Parliament elections.
He served as a councillor in Glasgow in the 1980s, and in Fife from 2012 – 2017, where he had particular responsibility for Family Nurture and Early Years, supporting families in the crucial first years of a child’s life, and for Corporate Parenting, driving the development of policy to support Looked After Children and Care Experienced young people.
He also had chaired the subcommittee charged with overseeing the investment of a pension fund of over £2 billion.
Willie worked a teacher and eventually as a Secondary Head Teacher and local authority education officer.
His career took him all round Scotland, working in towns and cities, the highlands and the islands.
Willie is married with two daughters, one a teacher, the other a local government solicitor.
He has been a church organist since he was 16, and takes part in amateur operatic shows in Dunfermline.
He enjoys reading, cooking and travel, looking forward in particular to returning to South Africa where he worked as a volunteer some years ago.