Alys Mumford was elected the Green councillor for the Portobello/Craigmillar ward in the 2022 Council Elections.
After living in Edinburgh for over a decade, Alys currently lives in Leith and is a regular commuter to Portobello and Craigmillar where she works, swims, and gets involved in local action.
Alys works for a women’s equality charity, and also has a background in working for climate change and anti-austerity charities. She currently chairs the Women 5050 campaign for equal representation in politics, and sits on the board of Tripod, a collective providing training in social justice issues.
Alys has previously stood for the Green party in the Scottish Parliament elections, and is excited at the chance to make a real difference to people in Edinburgh as a local councillor.
Council Tax may not be a just system of local taxation but the Scottish Government consultation gives us an opportunity to make it fairer and increase money for public services, argues Green Cllr Alys Mumford
Cllr Alys Mumford points out the real, noticeable changes for the people of Edinburgh that their 10 Green councillors have made.