Robin’s Oak Trees Live on at the Binns

Former MSP Robin Harper, now on the Board of the National Trust for Scotland, is gifting one of the Trust’s most iconic properties with a batch of oak tree seedlings and saplings.

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Dear Mr Harper

Robin Harper, Green MSP for the Lothians, and one of the Scottish Parliament’s most colourful figures retired from the parliamentary scene at the May Scottish elections.  Along with award-winning journalist, Fred Bridgland, he produced his autobiography, Dear Mr Harper (Birlinn, £16.99).  He spoke of his book and his experiences in a recent conversation with Ian Anderson of the BBC at the National Library of Scotland.

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