Edinburgh Western SNP

Welcome to the website of the SNP Edinburgh Western branch. The constituency of Edinburgh Western covers an area stretching from South Queensferry to Silverknowes in the north, to Newbridge to Corstorphine in the south.

5 reasons to vote SNP at the EU Elections

5 reasons to vote SNP at the EU Elections

Scotland’s future lies in Europe. A vote for the SNP is a vote to make clear Scotland says No to Brexit. Scotland voted overwhelmingly to remain in the EU. It’s a democratic outrage that we’re now being dragged out against our will. Brexit will be bad for Scotland –...

Nicola Sturgeon Launches Independence Campaign

Nicola Sturgeon Launches Independence Campaign

The First Minister, in a speech to the Scottish Parliament this week, referenced the Scottish Claim of Right, when she announced plans to hold an independence referendum before May 2021, the month in which this term of Parliament ends. In the speech, Nicola Sturgeon...

Writing a Scottish Constitution

Writing a Scottish Constitution

Scotland has never had a defined national constitution. Globally, there are two countries which have no constitution – Israel and New Zealand. And, of course, the 3 countries and the piece of Ireland which are within the United Kingdom today, don’t independently have...

Scotland’s Exports Continue To Grow

Scotland is one of the strongest economies in the world, with advantages and resources few nations can match. For centuries, Scotland’s exports have reached every corner of the globe – and our trade performance continues to grow and strengthen. Here are five things...

How the SNP Stood Up For Scotland in 2018

Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with the ensuing chaos in Westminster, and while the Tories and Labour are caught up in bickering and infighting, the SNP MPs consistently stood up for Scotland. Here are just a few examples. Nicola Sturgeon challenged toxic Tory...

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Elected Representatives

Two SNP councillors serve the Edinburgh Western constituency: Lord Provost Councillor Frank Ross and Councillor Norman Work.

Of the six MEPs returned by Scotland to the European parliament, two are SNP members: Alyn Smith MEP and Ian Hudghton MEP.

Norman Work

Councillor, Almond Ward

Frank Ross

Councillor, Corstorphine / Murrayfield Ward
Lord Provost

Alyn Smith


Ian Hudghton


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