Daniel Johnson MSP was elected as the Labour Member of the Scottish Parliament for Edinburgh Southern in May 2016.

Daniel is a member of Scottish Labour’s Shadow Cabinet as the justice spokesperson, and sits on the Justice Committee of the Scottish Parliament. Daniel previously sat on the Education and Skills Committee (2016-2017).

Prior to his election, Daniel was the managing director of the Paper Tiger and Studio One group of shops, selling stationery, gifts, homewares and furniture. The group became the first independent retailer in Edinburgh to become an accredited Living Wage employer in 2015.

Daniel lives in Morningside with wife Jackie, an Edinburgh-based lawyer, and their two daughters.