Category Archives: Independence

Electoral Commission voter registration

With only weeks to go until the referendum on Scottish independence takes place, it is crucial that everyone is able to exercise their democratic right to vote. To do this, you must register to vote with the Electoral Commission by … Continue reading

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Jedburgh hosts referendum hustings

At the beginning of last week I was in Jedburgh to participate in a hustings ahead of September’s independence referendum. The event was hosted by Jedburgh Grammar School for pupils and it is testament to the interest that the referendum … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Cllr Gordon Muir

Scottish Labour’s Gordon Muir has become Scotland’s newest councillor following victory in the Clydesdale South by-election. The by-election for the South Lanarkshire Council seat was called following the resignation of SNP Councillor Archie Manson on health grounds. Labour gained the … Continue reading

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Ross High Referendum debate

Last Wednesday, I visited Ross High School in Trenant as a panellist in their Independence Referendum debate. Sharing the stage with Oliver Milne (chair of Scottish Labour Students), Joan McAlpine MSP and Dan Paris (SNP Students Convener), the afternoon consisted … Continue reading

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