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Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Sandy Howat

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Sandy Howat is the SNP candidate for Meadows/Morningside Ward. Howat stood unsuccessfully in the General Election 2010 as a Westminster candidate for Edinburgh South. A graduate of Aberdeen and Glasgow Universities, Sandy is also qualified...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the Candidates – Seumas Ross Skinner

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Seumas Ross Skinner is the Scottish National Party (SNP) candidate for Leith Walk Ward.We have no further details for him at this time but if you do then please email us. We also...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the Candidates – Denis Dixon

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Denis Dixon is one of two SNP candidates standing for election in the Sighthill/Gorgie Ward.He stood unsuccessfully in 2007 losing the seat to Jim Lowrie.If you have a copy of his election leaflet then...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Alison Lindsay

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Alison Lindsay is one of the two SNP candidates standing for election in Drumbrae/Gyle Ward.Here is what the SNP say about her:- "Argyll-bred Alison moved to Edinburgh to train as a nurse at Edinburgh Royal...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Bill Henderson

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Bill Henderson is the SNP candidate for Pentland Hills Ward. He told The Reporter:-"I was born in Edinburgh and live in Balerno. I am married with 4 children all of whom were educated at Balerno...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Adam McVey

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Adam McVey is one of  the two SNP candidates standing for election in Leith Ward. Adam has most recently worked for Amnesty International and a leading social investment trust, having previously worked in insolvency and...

Council Elections 2012 – meet the candidates – Tom Buchanan

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Tom Buchanan is the SNP candidate for Liberton/Gilmerton ward. Widely tipped to be the next leader of the SNP and perhaps the council, he is currently recovering following surgery. Contact details Telephone: 0131 529 3264Email tom.buchanan@edinburgh.gov.uke6813 Snp...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Rob Munn

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Rob Munn is the SNP candidate for Leith.Rob Munn was born in Canada and has lived in Leith since 1984. He was first elected to represent the Harbour ward in Leith in 1996 and served until...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Frank Ross

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Frank Ross is the SNP candidate for Corstorphine/Murrayfield Ward.Frank is 52 years old , married to Hannelore with two teenage children. Frank has lived in West Edinburgh for all but two years of his...

Council elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – David Key

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David Key is the SNP candidate for Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart Ward.David  was born in Dunfermline and won a scholarship to George Watson’s College, Edinburgh.  On leaving school he joined the Royal Navy and in 25 years...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the Candidates – Stefan Tymkewycz

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Stefan Tymkewycz, was born in Edinburgh at Elsie Inglis maternity hospital in Abbeyhill. His Ukrainian father arrived in Scotland over 60 years ago and settled in Dalkeith where he still lives today. Stefan was educated...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Alasdair Rankin

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Alasdair Rankin is the SNP candidate for the City Centre ward.Born and educated in Scotland, Alasdair is a graduate of Dundee, Strathclyde and Glasgow universities.  He worked for the Ministry of Defence in Whitehall...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Deidre Brock

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Deidre Brock is the SNP candidate for the Leith Walk Ward.This is what she told The Reporter:-Councilllor Deidre Brock is the SNP councillor for the Leith Walk ward and is Convenor for Culture, Sport...

Council elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – John Young

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John Young is standing as an SNP candidate for Inverleith Ward.Young was brought up in Leith and attended Broughton High School. He has worked mainly in education, both in local secondary schools and as a...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Richard Lewis

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Richard Lewis is the SNP candidate for Colinton/Fairmilehead Ward. He stood unsuccessfully in 2010 in the Liberton & Gilmerton by-election.Born in Sydney, Richard grew up in both Edinburgh and Australia. After attending James Gillespie's High...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Jim Orr

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Jim Orr is the SNP candidate for Southside/Newington Ward.He is a self-employed auditor who specialises in improving the efficiency, cost-effectiveness and governance of public sector bodies, particularly the local government and higher education sectors.A...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Michael Bridgman

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Michael Bridgman is the SNP group candidate for the Portobello/Craigmillar Ward.He told The Reporter:- "I was born in Edinburgh and raised in Bingham, attending Lismore primary and then Portobello High School. I worked as an...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Colin Williamson

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Colin Williamson is one of the two SNP candidates standing for election in Craigentinny/Duddingston Ward. He told The Edinburgh Reporter:-"My name is Colin Williamson and I am one of the council candidates for the SNP...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Steve Cardownie

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Steve Cardownie is the SNP group leader and is the candidate for Forth Ward.He has been the Festivals Champion during the last administration.Contact detailsTelephone: 0131 529 3266Email steve.cardownie@edinburgh.gov.uk

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Ronald Cairns

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Ronald Cairns is the SNP candidate for Drumbrae/Gyle ward.Cairns was the SNP councillor for Pentland Hills ward in the last administration. He has also been the vice convener of the Culture and Leisure Committee.Contact...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Derek Howie

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Derek Howie is the SNP candidate for Liberton/Gilmerton and is standing for election alongside SNP councillor Tom Buchanan.e6813 Snp Jim Orr a4 Ds Colour

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Norman Work

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Norman Work is the SNP candidate for Almond Ward. He is standing for re-election to the ward which includes Queensferry, Kirkliston, Newbridge, Carmond, Barnton, Silverknowes & Davidson's Mains For the last five years he has served...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – George Gordon

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George Gordon is one of the two SNP candidates standing for election in Forth Ward. We have no further details for him as yet. If you do then please email us theedinburghreporter@gmail.comWe also need a...

Council Elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – David Manson

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David Manson is the SNP candidate for Portobello/Craigmillar Ward.David Manson worked for 27 years as a Finance Officer with the City of Edinburgh Council. He served as a City councillor for 8 years, was...

Council elections 2012 – Meet the candidates – Catherine Fullerton

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Catherine Fullerton is one of the two SNP candidates standing for election in Sighthill/Gorgie Ward.If you have a copy of her election leaflet or any other details then please email them to us and we...

SNP fielding 600 candidates in local elections

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MACKAY INTRODUCES “SCOTLAND’S 600” FOR COUNCIL ELECTIONSRECORD NUMBER OF CANDIDATES STANDING FROM STRANRAER TO SHETLANDThe SNP’s Local Elections Campaign Chairman and Local Government Minister Derek Mackay has told SNP Conference that Local Government and...

MEP calls for an end to Payday Loans

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SNP MEP Alyn Smith has welcomed the decision by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to review the payday loan sector after a long campaign by politicians and victims of the companies. Alyn has...

News from Councillor Tymkewycz

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BySNP Councillor Stefan TymkewyczCraigentinny/Duddingston Ward  "I’m pleased for the residents of Fillyside who have been campaigning for a bus service in the area; there will be a consultation with residents for a new service.  It has...

City Officials under fire

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Senior Edinburgh city officials came under fire yesterday from all sides.  Plans to outsource Edinburgh’s environmental services to private firm Enterprise, appeared to be scuppered by the SNP group, a coalition partner, at the...

Council to Vote on £1bn Privatisation plans next week

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by Alyson Macdonald On Thursday 27 October 2011 The City of Edinburgh Council will take a crucial vote to decide whether to privatise £1 billion worth of services. Waste and recycling, council tax collection, parks, building...

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