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Scottish Parliamentary Election 2011 Result – Midlothian North & Musselburgh

The candidates:-Bernard Harkins LABColin Beattie SNP Ian Younger LIBDEM Scott Douglas CONSThe result:- Colin Beattie was duly elected MSP with a majority of 2996.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiJFTcnbR5A&w=425&h=349]In fact the declaration of this constituency held up the announcement...

New Edinburgh MSPs take a bow at Holyrood

Two new faces at Holyrood among the group of SNP MSPs who gathered earlier this afternoon. Marco Biagi and Gordon MacDonald will be representing Edinburgh Central and Edinburgh Pentlands. They took their places proudly...

Alex Salmond – triumphal return to Edinburgh

The First Minister, Alex Salmond, returned to Edinburgh tonight aboard the helicopter he has become accustomed to using in recent days, during what has turned out to be the most successful campaign in the...

Scottish Parliamentary Election 2011 Result – Edinburgh Central

The candidates for Edinburgh Central are:- Alex Cole-Hamilton LIBDEMSarah Boyack LABIain McGill CONSMarco Biagi SNP The result is:- Marco Biagi wins with 9,480 votesSarah Boyack 9,243Alex Cole-Hamilton 5,937Iain McGill, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party 4,354Turnout: 54.5%Sarah...

Scottish Parliamentary Election 2011 Result – Edinburgh Pentlands

David McLetchie CONS Ricky Henderson LABGordon MacDonald SNPSimon Clark LIBDEM Result: Gordon MacDonald wins with 11,197 votesDavid McLetchie 9,439Ricky Henderson 7,993Simon Clark 1,420Turnout of 57.3%David McLetchie held the seat in 2007 for the Conservatives by a...

Scottish Parliamentary Election 2011 Result – Edinburgh Eastern

The candidates are: Ewan Aitken (Lab) Kenny MacAskill (SNP) Martin VeartCameron Buchanan (Cons) The results are: Kenny MacAskill wins with 14,552 votesEwan Aitken 12,319 Cameron Buchanan 2,630 Martin Veart 1,227Turnout: 55.4%Kenny MacAskill won this seat (with slightly different boundaries) in...

Live Event:-Scottish Parliamentary Election 2011

Since March 22 2011, Scotland has been gripped with election fever. All the main parties have candidates standing for Edinburgh seats. The streets are now decorated with election signs of all hues. We will...

Helping you decide on your vote

Almost the end of the parliamentary election campaign 2011 and tomorrow from 7am you can cast your vote. In our last ditch effort to help you decide who you will be voting for perhaps...

Voting tomorrow – a guide – with video!

The City of Edinburgh Council is urging all those eligible to use their vote in the Scottish Parliamentary Elections and Referendum on the UK Parliamentary voting system. Polling cards have now been sent...

Politics:- Edinburgh charity demands action

CEO of Edinburgh based charity, Cyrenians, Des Ryan, has written to the leaders of all main political parties represented in The Scottish Parliamentary Election 2011 to ask them for help. This is the text...

Politics:- SNP launch mini manifesto on environment

The SNP today published its mini manifesto on the environment, outlining the green policies a re-elected SNP Government will take forward. The document, "A Greener Scotland", explains how the SNP will take forward plans...

Politics:- Ask Alison tonight on Twitter

Local Green candidate Alison Johnstone will take to Twitter this weekend in an innovative bid to give the public a chance to chat to her about her policies and priorities.Alison, who is top of...

Meet the Independent candidate at Forest Cafe

Lothians' newest independent candidate, Ken O'Neill, has announced plans to hold an open meeting giving voters the opportunity to hear first hand why he is standing. The meeting will start with an introduction by...

Postal votes must count

As 61,353 postal voting packs start dropping through letter boxes across Edinburgh, postal voters are being reminded to read the instructions carefully otherwise their vote might not be counted.When voting by post, voters need...

Leaders’ Debate on TV

A debate involving the leaders of Scotland's main political parties - ahead of May's Scottish Parliament elections - is to be broadcast on Tuesday by STV.Involving the SNP's Alex Salmond, Labour's Iain Gray, the...


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