SARAH BEATTIE-SMITH

Vote Sarah for the South of Scotland

March 18, 2015


Alongside some fantastic candidates, I had the privilege of speaking at a hustings for Scottish Green Party members in Castle Douglas recently. Hosted by the Dumfries and Galloway branch, the hustings formed part of the selection process for the party to choose its candidates for the South of Scotland regional list ahead of the 2016 Holyrood election.

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Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale. It’s the Westminster constituency currently home to Scotland’s only Tory and it’s roughly the same size as Belgium. But those facts don’t tell you much about the area, its people and the issues they face. To find out what the constituency is really like, I accompanied Scottish Green Party candidate for …

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This article was first published in Greenprint, the Scottish Green Party’s newsletter. Imagine you’re watching Newsnight Scotland (or Scotland Tonight if you’re that way inclined). There’s an item on some independence related argument – some big business threatens to leave, some report says we’d be better off alone – you know the drill. There’s a …

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