WHAT A TEAM!

ALBA RELEASE CANDIDATES LIST OF 32“People of talent, diversity and experience have rallied to the ALBA standard” – SALMOND  The new ALBA Party have met their target of standing four candidates in every regional list across Scotland.ALBA has 18 women and 14 men on the list.ALBA has six current or former MPs and MSPs on the listALBA hasContinue reading "WHAT A TEAM!"

WHAT A TEAM!


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ALBA RELEASE CANDIDATES LIST OF 32People of talent, diversity and experience have rallied to the ALBA standard” – SALMOND 

The new ALBA Party have met their target of standing four candidates in every regional list across Scotland.
ALBA has 18 women and 14 men on the list.
ALBA has six current or former MPs and MSPs on the list
ALBA has seven serving Councillors on the list.
ALBA has three BAME candidates on the list
Party Leader Alex Salmond said“This is a thrilling list with a depth of talent, diversity and experience which I am proud to lead into the election.Five days ago I asked how many would rally to the ALBA standard. The answer comes in this hugely impressive list today.ALBA is set to make a big impact as we seek to build the #Supermajority for independence in the next Scottish Parliament.”

CANDIDATES DETAILS
South Scotland
Cynthia Guthrie 
Corri Wilson 
Suzanne Blackley 
Laurie Flynn 

Lothian
Kenny MacAskill MP 
Alex Arthur 
Christina Hendry 
Irshad Ahmed
Glasgow
Cllr Michelle Fearns 
Ailsa Gray 
Cllr Shahid Farooq 
Lynn McMahon
North East Scotland
Alex Salmond 
Heather McLean 
Cllr Brian Topping 
Dot Jessiman
West Scotland
Cllr Chris McEleny 
Cllr Caroline McAllister 
Cllr Ellen McMaster 
Delia Henry
Central Scotland
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh 
Cllr Lynne Anderson 
Dr Jim Walker 
Margaret Lynch
Mid Scotland and Fife
Eva Comrie 
Neale Hanvey MP 
Jim Eadie 
Stephanie Reilly
Highlands and Islands
Kirk Torrance 
Craig Berry 
Josh Robertson 
Judith Reid

ALBA – TOP TEN FOR DIVERSITY

  • 18 women
  • 7 serving councillors
  • 6 current or former parliamentarians
  • 3 BAME candidates
  • 3 candidates with disabilities
  • 2 serving MPs
  • 2 economists
  • 1 Gaelic speaker
  • 1 former champion boxer
  • 1 Former First Minister

KEY STATS 
WOMEN 18 = 56%
MEN 14 = 44%