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.
Earlier this year, the Scottish parliament passed the Continuity Bill. This was to ensure that powers held by the EU that would normally be devolved to our Parliament (like agriculture and the environment for instance), would return to the Scottish Parliament upon...
The UK government has published its economic review of the consequences of leaving the EU. The worst-case scenario is dire, with GDP – the measure of the entire economy – estimated to fall by 10.7 per cent. GDP – or Gross Domestic Product – is a measure of the size of...
Chaos and crisis have ensued in Westminster with the Tory Party at civil war and the Prime Minister hanging on to office by a thread, says Ian Blackford MP, SNP Westminster leader. Last week, we saw resignation after resignation, as the Tories piled up against their...
Scotland is worse off, says Ian Blackford, SNP Westminster Leader There should now be no doubt – that despite the differing lines from the Chancellor and Prime Minister – austerity is here to stay and it’s the poorest in society who will continue to pay for it. There...
With less than six months to go before the UK is due to leave the EU, the Scottish Government has published a new paper outlining an alternative to the UK government’s damaging Brexit plans. We know the UK government’s Chequers proposal is completely unworkable. That...
Scotland is a progressive nation, brimming with innovation and confident of its role in the world. Today, Scotland is at the forefront of tackling some of the biggest issues of the 21st century. Here’s how. ? We’re working to ensure businesses that use exploitative...
Read Nicola Sturgeon's speech to the 2018 SNP...
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.
Councillor, Almond Ward
Councillor, Corstorphine / Murrayfield Ward
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