An MP has called for a seasonal farm worker scheme to increase to accommodate the demands of the Scottish agriculture industry.
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
The north-east’s winning election candidates today give Evening Express readers their thoughts on a hard-fought campaign, the dramatic result – and the issues facing their communities.
Across the north-east tens of thousands of people headed to the polls yesterday.
The Conservatives have held West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine – but saw their majority slashed.
The Conservatives have held the West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine seat. Andrew Bowie won the seat with 22,752 votes. Full results Andrew Bowie (CON) – 22,752 Paddy Coffield (LAB) – 2,431 Fergus Mutch (SNP) – 21,909 John Waddell (LIB DEM) – 6,253
Election results across the north-east could be difficult to predict, according to an Aberdeen academic.
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine is another volatile seat in which discussions over Brexit and Scottish independence continue to dominate.
The SNP are “very optimistic” they can win back seats in the north-east, the deputy first minister has claimed.
The final confirmed list of all the General Election candidates have been released for the north-east.
Scottish Labour has selected its candidate for any general election to Westminster.
An MP has welcomed an announcement that a new home has been found for a post office.
A north-east MP is hosting a series of public forums on rural broadband throughout this summer.
Plans for the new stadium should be “called in” by Scottish Ministers according to a MP and MSP.
An MP today claimed the North-east is “forgotten” when it comes to civil service jobs.
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine’s new Conservative MP declared the “people have spoken” as he snatched the constituency from the SNP.
If there is one seat which seems to be on the Tories’ radar, it looks like West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine.
Candidates have officially put their names forward to represent North-east constituencies in the upcoming General Election.
Stuart Donaldson has won the vote for the West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine constituency. The SNP candidate won the seat with a majority of 7,033 of votes. West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine results Stuart Donaldson (SNP) – 22,949 Robert Smith (Lib Dem) – 11,812 Alexander Burnett (Conservatives) – 15,916 Barry Black (Labour) – 2,487 David Lansdell (UKIP) – 1,006 Richard Openshaw (Green) – 885 Graham Reid (Independent) – 141