With the Scottish Parliament election campaign well underway there are two hustings which we are promoting for those who live in the Leith Links Community Council area.
If you are not sure which consistency you live in you can find out by typing your postcode into the Scottish Parliament website by clicking here.
Edinburgh Northern and Leith – The Broughton Spurtle have organised a hustings which is being held on Tuesday 20 April 2021. Click here for more information.
Edinburgh Eastern – Portobello Community Council have organised a hustings which is being held on Wednesday 28 April 2021. Click here for more information.
We are holding a hustings on Monday 12 April 2021 from 7pm on Zoom to allow local citizens to pose questions & hear answers from the candidates hoping to be the next Member of Scottish Parliament for Edinburgh Northern and Leith.
The candidates taking part in the hustings are;
- Rebecca Bell (Scottish Liberal Democrats)
- Katrina Faccenda (Scottish Labour)
- Callum Laidlaw (Scottish Conservatives)
- Ben Macpherson (Scottish National Party)
- Jon Pullman (Freedom Alliance)
- Lorna Slater (Scottish Greens)
<<< Click here to book your ticket & submit a question in advance >>>
We are currently exploring the possibility of a hustings for candidates standing in the Edinburgh Eastern constituency. We’ll promote details widely if we are able to organise one.
Andrew Kerr, Chief Executive of City of Edinburgh Council and Returning Officer for Edinburgh Constituencies has given official notice of the Scottish Parliament 2021 elections being called on 6 May 2021.
The formal notice can be viewed by clicking here.
If you wish to vote, or have someone vote on your behalf, you must make sure that you are on the Register of Electors at your current address. Click here for electoral information from the Lothians Valuation Joint Board.
The elections for Edinburgh constituencies are administered by City of Edinburgh Council who have posted various useful information on their website that can be viewed by clicking here.