Alistair Carmichael won the seat for the Liberal Democrats with 10,381. Robert Leslie for the SNP came in second and polled 7,874.
The packed room heard from Coilla Drake (Scottish Labour Party), Robert Leslie (Scottish National Party) and standing in for Alistair Carmichael (Scottish Liberal Democrats) was Liam McArthur MSP.
“Thousands of women in Orkney and Shetland have been adversely affected by the pension changes brought in by the Liberal-Tory coalition in 2011. “
Coilla Drake gave her views on Brexit and the effect it could have on industry in Shetland and Orkney.
“We have a moral responsibility to tackle climate change and to lead the way in showing how our society can transition to net zero”
“The SNP has been spending over £100 million a year since 2013 mitigating to protect people from the worst aspects of Tory welfare cuts.”
“Vote for Jo the woman you know is happy to blow us all to kingdom come.”
“Let’s take a step back and escape from the election hullabaloo for a minute and look at what unites us all when it comes to voting.”
“It’s easy to forget that Scandinavia was once unified in much the same way as the UK.”
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