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The Candidates: Angus North and Mearns


Transport is a key issue for the Angus North and Mearns constituency, which is dissected by the arterial route to Aberdeen, the A90. The sweep from Stonehaven includes the construction site for the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR), as well as future upgrades on the railway at Montrose.

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SNP claim Labour ‘sat on their hands’ over oil jobs


Callum McCaig has branded the Labour Party “shameful” amid claims the SNP failed to act to protect North Sea oil and gas jobs. The Aberdeen South MP told a packed conference hall he would have “appreciated some help” from other MPs in his efforts to protect the “vital industry”. For more on this story

Kirsty Blackman.

SNP’s Kirsty Blackman wins Aberdeen North seat


Kirsty Blackman has won the vote for the Aberdeen North constituency. The SNP candidate won the seat with a majority of 13,396 of votes. Aberdeen North Kirsty Blackman (SNP) – 24,793 Euan Davidson (Lib Dem) – 2,050 Richard Baker (Labour) – 11,397 Sanjoy Sen (Conservative) – 5,304 Tyrinne Rutherford (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition) – 206 Christopher Willett (National Front) – 186