Council leader wins General Election ticket

Midlothian Council leader Owen Thompson (SNP)
Midlothian Council leader Owen Thompson (SNP)

Council leader Owen Thompson has been selected by local SNP members to stand at May’s General Election.

Councillor Thompson (36) said: “I am absolutely delighted to be given the opportunity.

“It was a really quality field of candidates we had so to come through that I am personally pleased and recognise the honour and privilege of taking up the challenge of a national election campaign.”

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