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Welcome to Edinburgh Western SNP

Find out more about how to get involved in your local SNP Branch and get involved in the campaign for Scottish Independence. The constituency of Edinburgh Western covers an area stretching from South Queensferry to Silverknowes in the north, to Newbridge to Corstorphine in the south. There has never been a better or more exciting time to be an active member of The SNP, find out more about the branch and opportunities to join us campaigning in your area!
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Your elected

SNP Representatives

Currently two SNP councillors serve the Edinburgh Western constituency: Lord Provost Councillor Frank Ross and Councillor Norman Work. We will be looking to increase our representation across Edinburgh Western in the upcoming local elections in 2022 and the work to make that happens begins now. You can find more about how to get involved in making sure The SNP have a strong voice in Scotland’s Capital on our Campaigning page. Whether you want to leaflet, canvas, help run a street stall there is a job to suit everybody!

Cllr Norman Work

Almond Ward

Lord Provost Cllr Frank Ross

Corstorphine / Murrayfield Ward

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,...

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