Absent a rusty political tidal wave generator being found in the basement of party HQ, the way back for the Liberal Democrats is via well-organised and effective grassroots campaigning. Hence the importance of Edinburgh Western. … Read the full post »
Read about the 2016 Scottish Parliament election, held on Thursday 5 May. The election saw the SNP, led by Nicola Sturgeon, lose its overall majority in the Scottish Parliament. But it remained the largest party (two seats short of a majority). The Liberal Democrats, led by Willie Rennie, won five seats, the same number as before.
The Highland Liberal Democrats have announced Cllr Angela MacLean as their prospective candidate for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch. … Read the full post »
Alan Reid, Lib Dem MP for Argyll and Bute until May 2015, has been selected to fight the Holyrood constituency of Argyll and Bute in the May 2016 elections. … Read the full post »
Tain councillor Jamie Stone has been chosen by Caithness, Sutherland and Ross Lib Dems to contest the seat in next May’s Scottish Parliament election. … Read the full post »
The SNP is re-running its Holyrood candidate selection in Renfrewshire South after the first choice was suspended over alleged homophobic comments. … Read the full post »