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‘Disproportionate’ electoral system is bust say Electoral Reform Society

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If the UK electoral system was reformed then the results of this year's General Election would have been fairer.This is the view proposed by the Electoral Reform Society in a report which is published today and...

Four new MPs for Edinburgh in massive SNP swing

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Five people now represent the five constituencies in Edinburgh, but they are not the same five who represented the city in the last parliament. A little piece of history has been created here since...

#GE2015 Edinburgh’s Westminster constituencies

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It can be a little confusing wondering which constituency you live in, especially in Edinburgh city centre where all the boundaries seem to meet.Here is the constituency map which we hope you will find helpful as...

Letter from Scotland

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They say it’s going to be the closest general election for a generation.  But not in Scotland.  One opinion poll, Ipsos Mori, puts SNP support at 54 per cent, the culmination of a rising...

#GE2015 Murphy calls for an end to the spin

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During his visit to Holy Rood RC High School this morning, Jim Murphy called for Nicola Sturgeon to 'stop the spin and come clean on her plans for a second referendum'.[vimeo 126037045 w=500 h=281]The Edinburgh Reporter...

Sturgeon calls for Labour backing for NHS funding plans

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was out campaigning in Portobello this morning, meeting the party faithful and chatting with locals. Many babies were chatted to and about with the doting parents looking on. She had a much-needed coffee stop...

Scottish Labour Manifesto 2015

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Scottish Labour published their manifesto for the 2015 General Election which takes place on 7 May.It was launched at the Tollcross Leisure Centre in Glasgow on Friday 17 April by Scottish Labour leader, Jim...

UK Independence Party Manifesto

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UKIP have candidates standing across all seats in Edinburgh in the General Election 2015. We have interviewed some of them and you may watch our interviews on Vimeo or Youtube.Here is the UKIP manifesto...

Liberal Democrat Manifesto 2015

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The Liberal Democrats have a multi-coloured booklet which contains their manifesto pledges.The polls tell us that it will be LibDem MPs who lose out to SNP candidates, but of course the proof of the...

Scottish Green Party manifesto 2015

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The Scottish Green Party are fielding candidates in all Edinburgh constituencies and have published their manifesto which you can read below.There was only one Green MP in the last parliament, Caroline Lucas, but all...

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party manifesto 2015

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The Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party launched their new poster campaign earlier this afternoon in Glasgow, and their manifesto is already online for you to consider. You may read that document in full below.The UK Conservative Party launched their...

#GE2015 Edinburgh East – candidates on video

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The candidates for Edinburgh East are as follows: CORBISHLEY, Oliver John – UK Independence Party (UKIP) GILMORE, Sheila – Scottish Labour Party MCCOLL, Peter Andrew – Scottish Green Party MCMORDIE, James Frederick John – Scottish Conservative and Unionist SALEEM,...

#GE2015 Edinburgh West – candidates on video

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The candidates for the Edinburgh West Constituency are:BLACK Pat – Scottish Green Party CROCKART Mike – Scottish Liberal Democrats DAY Cammy – Scottish Labour Party INGLIS George Grant Gordon Otto – UK Independence Party (UKIP) PATERSON Lindsay Sheila...

#GE2015 Edinburgh South – candidates on video

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These are the candidates for the Edinburgh South Constituency in the General Election 2015:BRIGGS, Miles Edward Frank – Scottish Conservative and Unionist FOX, Colin Anthony – Scottish Socialist Party HAY, Neil William – Scottish National Party...

#GE2015 Election Hustings in Wester Hailes

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There will be an Election Hustings Meeting for Edinburgh South West on Wednesday 22 April 2015 at 6.30- 8.30pm in WHALE Arts Agency 30 Westburn Grove. The hustings meeting is organised by Wester Hailes Community...

Elaine C Smith and Hardeep Singh Kohli to host election fundraiser

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Comedians Elaine C Smith and Hardeep Singh Kohli will be joining Edinburgh East SNP later this month to raise funds for Tommy Sheppard’s Westminster electoral campaign.Attendees are invited to enjoy a sumptuous five star...

Have you registered to vote?

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You are urged to make sure you are registered to vote. Today is National Voter Registration Day (NVRD).The Westminster General Election 2015 takes place on 7 May 2015.NVRD, organised by Bite the Ballot, aims to raise...

Edinburgh people urged to register to vote in May

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There was a big push last year ahead of September's independence referendum to get people to register to vote, but once more Edinburgh residents are urged to think about their right to vote, with 100...

Midlothian MP standing down at the General Election

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David Hamilton MP for Midlothian has announced today that he is standing down at the General Election in May 2015.Mr Hamilton has represented the constituency since 2001 and was elected last time in 2010...

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