Cllr Holly Bruce
Councillor, Glasgow City Council
Councillor Holly Bruce is an LLM law graduate who served as a student union President at the University of Aberdeen. She has worked in Patrick Harvie MSP’s regional office since 2019 and was part of the Scottish Greens successful 2021 Holyrood campaign team.
In 2022, she ran a record-breaking campaign in Glasgow, coming first on first preferences, to become an elected councillor on Glasgow City Council. She is one of the youngest women to serve on the council, is vice-chair of the Environment and Liveable Neighbourhoods Committee and chair of the Glasgow Violence Against Women Partnership, as well as the Glasgow Councillor Green Group’s spokesperson on Equalities, Active Travel and Sport.
Holly is a feminist activist, who played a key part in the 2021 Young Women Lead research report – Glasgow: A Feminist City? – and successfully passed her Feminist City motion in October 2022 committing the council to embed a feminist town planning approach into its city development plan.