SNP hold Argyll and Bute

Team SNP was in good spirits throughout the Scottish election count for Argyll and Bute constituency at Lochgilphead Joint Campus. This relaxed mood was justified as there was unlikely to be a shock here, Michael Russell had held the seat in 2011 with 50 per cent of the vote. Across the room it was a… Continue reading SNP hold Argyll and Bute

On the campaign trail 16 – All’s fair in love and politics

The official campaigns have finally got underway and Holyrood is deserted until the next batch of MPs take their places in May. I remembered this when I went to send an irate letter to a certain Mr MacKay about the fact that it was going to take 14 hours to get from where I grew… Continue reading On the campaign trail 16 – All’s fair in love and politics

On the campaign trail 16- Kick off

The starting gun has well and truly been fired on the Scottish election that will take place on May 5, just over three months away. With Labour in disarray and the Tories disliked to the extent that the Liberal Democrats ¬†continue to be punished for their ill advised coalition no one would bet against the… Continue reading On the campaign trail 16- Kick off