John Ramsey Swinney (born 13 Aprile 1964), is a Scots politeecian, an a Commissioner tae the Scots Pairlament, representin the Scottis Naitional Pairtie (SNP). In baith 1999 an 2003, he wis waled for tae represent the consteetuency o Tayside North. He ance representit the consteetuency at Wastmeinster forbye, atween 1997 an 2001. He wis the SNP's Naitional Convener an aa, atween 2000 an 2004. He is Deputy First Meenister an Secretar for Education in Nicola Sturgeon's govrenment.