Aberdeenshire Council DIGG Reforms

Excellent news that Green Councillors Martin Ford and Paul Johnston have reformed the Democratic Independent and Green Group on Aberdeenshire Council. The DIGG has worked well for several years, seeking common ground with other progressive groups and individuals on the Council to good effect. They’ve had some notable achievements, making a real difference for Aberdeenshire […]

All Over Bar The Counting

That’s it. The polls are closed and the votes are in. Whatever happens tomorrow, I know that I have done everything I possibly could with the time and resources available to me. That is thanks to the many people who have helped and supported me over recent months; you know who you are and you […]

Eve Of Poll

The polls open at 7.00 in the morning folks. I have spoken to very few people during this campaign who have told me they’re not intending to vote but history tells us that something like 65% of people won’t. In this election, possibly more than any other, your vote will count, will make a difference […]

It’s A Local Election – Keep It That Way

After three referendums in recent years that were run erroneously along the lines of an election, this year we are going to have two elections that some would have us treat as referendums. I will continue to fight next month’s election on local issues. However much some tell you otherwise, the simple truth is that […]

Keep It Local

Despite what you may have heard or seen from some parties or candidates, the election on May 4th is about representation on local councils. Any councillor elected will have exactly the same influence over Brexit or Scottish independence as any unsuccessful candidate and anybody else in the country. They will, however, be making decisions on […]