Deidre Brock MP adds extra surgery this Friday

The newly re-elected MP for Edinburgh North and Leith, Deidre Brock MP,  is holding an extra surgery this Friday at Sainsbury’s in Craigleith. She invites you to go along and tell her about any problems you have. Deidre’s contact details are below if you wish to contact her. Ms Brock was announced as part of the SNP’s new leadership More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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SNP Westminster group to choose a new leader

Following last week’s General Election Angus Robertson who won the leadership contest only last year was not reelected. This means that the SNP have to select a new Westminster Group Leader. Nominations will More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, June 11th, 2017
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UK Government must not endanger the Good Friday agreement

As MPs return to Westminster for the new parliamentary term there is a lot of dust still to settle. Deidre Brock MP for Edinburgh North and Leith As the Conservative Party did not get an outright majority there More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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Greens vow to stand up to Trump and the Tories

The Scottish Greens used today (7 June), the final day of General Election campaigning, to knock on as many doors as possible, including the US Consulate in Edinburgh, where two Green candidates delivered a letter More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, June 4th, 2017
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London attack – national political campaigning stops for today

Seven people have died and 48 are reported to be in hospital, some with critical injuries, after what appears to have been a terrorist attack on London Bridge. National political campaigning will cease for today, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Historic ceremony in Edinburgh marks dissolution of Westminster parliament

The Right Honourable Lord Lyon King of Arms has summoned a new UK Parliament from Edinburgh ahead of the UK Parliamentary Election on 8 June 2017. The Royal Proclamation was given by Lord Lyon King of Arms at More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Prime Minister calls a General Election on 8 June 2017

The Prime Minister Theresa May has unexpectedly announced a snap General Election on 8 June 2017,  six weeks from now and a month after the local elections yet to be held across the UK. The Prime Minister will More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Scrap the Rape Clause Demo on Thursday

Tomorrow evening in George Square, Glasgow there will be a protest against the Family Cap and Rape Clause. More details on Facebook here. The protest will be live streamed if you cannot attend. Since 6 April 2017 More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Westminster incident this afternoon – four dead

Earlier today an incident at Westminster has resulted in the deaths of four people, which number includes the attacker, a woman and a police officer. It appears that the police officer may have been stabbed. More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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Tommy Sheppard holding public meeting on Saturday

Edinburgh East MP Tommy Sheppard is hosting a public meeting with panellists Professor Nicola McEwan and journalist Simon Pia to explore what happens next for Scotland as the UK prepares to exit the EU. The meeting More...