Gina’s up for award

An Advertiser columnist has been shortlisted for a Scottish Variety Award.

Gina Clark, a member of the Scottish Youth Parliament, needs your votes to win the Up and Coming Politician category. Votes can be cast by going to www.clyde1.com/sva/ before March 12. The winners will receive their awards at a star-studded ceremony in Glasgow on March 24.

Gina (24) was nominated for the award by council community learning and development worker Claire Taylor-Brown, who liaises closely with the Midlothian Youth Platform. Gina is chairman of the MYP and the Penicuik Youth Forum.

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