Brian Nugent is a bank (relief) hospital porter and volunteer at Shetland food bank. Brian was previously a lecturer at Shetland College and EIS FELA trades union Secretary. He supports Albion Rovers and acts as their club historian.
Candidate Focus: Tina McCaffrey Freedom Alliance
The primary objective of Freedom Alliance is to install candidates in government where they can challenge and oppose the restrictions commonly referred to as “lockdown”
Candidate Focus: Jack Malcolm, Abolish The Scottish Parliament
This party has one issue – all explained in its name – and is standing in all of Scotland’s 8 Regions
Candidate Focus: Robert Stephenson UKIP
Robert Stephenson is responsible for writing the UKIP Manifesto for Scotland with its main message ‘To Scrap Holyrood’. They want to hold a referendum on abolishing the Scottish Parliament.
Bairns, Branding, Boats & Beer Candidates on the Campaign Trail #SP21
What have candidates been focussing on recently for the Scottish Parliament Elections for Thursday 6th May
Candidate Focus: Sandra Skinner, Reform UK
The Reform UK (Scotland)Party is a pro-UK party. Its leader in Scotland is ex Conservative MSP Michelle Ballantyne.
Candidate Focus: Moira Ramage, All For Unity
“I believe the Union has the financial strength and a genuine willingness to try to level things up. I have the voice and willingness to speak up and speak out on behalf of the people of the Highlands and Islands.”
Candidates Explain Their Ideas For The Highlands & Islands
In an election that has been pretty much uninspiring The Pebble Trust held one of the best Hustings I have watched so far.
Candidate Focus: Alan Reid Liberal Democrat
Alan Reid is the lead candidate on the Highlands and Islands Regional List for the Liberal Democrats. He was MP for Argyll and Bute from 2001 until he was defeated by Brendan O’Hara of the SNP in 2015
Candidate Focus: Douglas Ross Conservative
Douglas Ross is the lead candidate for the Conservatives in the Highlands and Islands Regional List. He has been MP for Moray since 2017.