I was just doing some updates on my website and this press release dropped into my inbox. Too good not to share. Alex Salmond is heading to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, in what is being billed as Undoubtedly the Most Exciting Event of this year’s Festival! Join Alex Salmond and friends in an afternoon of […]
Posts about politics. Mostly local politics and the 2017 Local Elections where I am standing as an Independent candidate in the Turriff and District ward.
In the political melee that Main Street in Turriff turned into yesterday when the First Minister arrived, people asked me, do you really want to be part of this? Or why are you getting involved? In answer to those, and many other questions, I have tried to cover my beliefs, principles and aims in this […]
I’ve had a few people ask me about the Single Transferable Voting (STV) system that is used to vote in Scottish Local Elections. The STV system allows you to rate the candidates on the ballot paper in order of your preference as explained in this video The video below explains more about the STV system […]
Last night I went along to the Local Election Hustings, along with the other four candidates for Turriff and District ward, at Turriff Academy. The turn out from the public was quite low, around 40 people I’d estimate, but I understand people are busy and 7pm on a Thursday night may not be the best […]