Edinburgh Western SNP

This is 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.

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First Minister to demand right to hold indyref2

First Minister to demand right to hold indyref2

In her speech to conference on 15 October, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, said she "will demand the transfer of power that puts the legality of a referendum beyond any doubt". And that "the referendum must happen next year". Confirming 2020 as the year the referendum...

Support for independence now at 50%

Support for independence now at 50%

A new poll from Panelbase shows 50% of Scots now back independence - confirming that the next Yes campaign will get off to a great start. Question: Should Scotland be an independent country? Yes 50% (+1) No 50% (-1) James Kelly, writer of the Scot Goes Pop website,...

Brexit has created a democratic crisis

Brexit has created a democratic crisis

Well, here we are again. The UK has a new Prime Minister – the third in three years. Theresa May’s entire premiership was defined by Brexit, and she was finally forced out after being unable to square the circle, boxed in by the red lines that she herself had drawn in...

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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, three are SNP members: Alyn Smith MEP, Christian Allard MEP and Aileen McLeod MEP.

Norman Work

Councillor, Almond Ward

Frank Ross

Councillor, Corstorphine / Murrayfield Ward
Lord Provost

Alyn Smith


Christian Allard


Aileen McLeod


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