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Conservatives publish full list of 2019 general election candidates standing in Scotland

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Conservatives publish full list of 2019 general election candidates standing in Scotland

The Scottish Conservatives have published a full list of the 59 candidates standing in Scotland for the 2019 general election.

All 13 of the Scottish Conservative MPs from the 2017 general election will fight to hold their seats, along with 46 new candidates.

Among those trying to take a seat for the first time is Aberdeen Council co-leader Douglas Lumsden, who is standing in Aberdeen South, the seat that was held by former Tory MP Ross Thomson, who stood down following allegations, which he denies, that he sexually assaulted a fellow MP.

Scottish Borders Council leader Shona Haslam will contest Lanark and Hamilton East, which is currently held by the SNP’s Angela Crawley with a majority of 266.

Speaking on the first day of election campaigning last week, former secretary of state for Scotland David Mundell said: “The choice at this election is clear: either we get more division from the SNP or more delivery of people’s priorities with Scottish Conservatives.

“Whether it’s supporting our oil and gas industry, the whisky trade or our rural economy, Scottish Conservatives have fought hard in Whitehall to get Scotland’s voice heard.

“Every Scottish Conservative MP elected next month will press hard for more.

“By contrast, Nationalist MPs have one job only – to be Nicola Sturgeon’s little Westminster helpers and secure another divisive independence referendum.

“Voting Scottish Conservative at this election will stop Nicola Sturgeon’s referendum in its tracks and ensure we get a government that delivers for Scotland.”

 

Full list of Conservative candidates:

Aberdeen North

Ryan Houghton

Aberdeen South

Douglas Lumsden

Airdrie and Shotts

Lorraine Nolan

Angus

Kirstene Hair

Argyll and Bute

Gary Mulvaney

Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

Martin Dowey

Banff and Buchan

David Duguid

Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk

John Lamont

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross

Andrew Sinclair

Central Ayrshire

Derek Stillie

Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill

Nathan Wilson

Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East

Roz McCall

Dumfries and Galloway

Alister Jack

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale

David Mundell

Dundee East

Philip Scott

Dundee West

Tess White

Dunfermline and West Fife

Moira Benny

East Dunbartonshire

Pam Gosal

East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow

Gail MacGregor

East Lothian

Craig Hoy

East Renfrewshire

Paul Masterton

Edinburgh East

Eleanor Price

Edinburgh North and Leith

Iain McGill

Edinburgh South

Nick Cook

Edinburgh South West

Callum Laidlaw

Edinburgh West

Graham Hutchison

Falkirk

Lynn Munro

Glasgow Central

Flora Scarabello

Glasgow East

Thomas Kerr

Glasgow North

Tony Curtis

Glasgow North East

Lauren Bennie

Glasgow North West

Ade Aibinu

Glasgow South

Kyle Thornton

Glasgow South West

Thomas Haddow

Glenrothes

Amy Thomson

Gordon

Colin Clark

Inverclyde

Haroun Malik

Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

Fiona Fawcett

Kilmarnock and Loudoun

Caroline Hollins-Martin

Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

Kathleen Leslie

Lanark and Hamilton East

Shona Haslam

Linlithgow and East Falkirk

Charles Kennedy

Livingston

Damian Timson

Midlothian

Rebecca Fraser

Moray

Douglas Ross

Motherwell and Wishaw

Meghan Gallacher

Na h-Eileanan an Iar

Jenny Ross

North Ayrshire and Arran

David Rocks

North East Fife

Tony Miklinski

Ochil and South Perthshire

Luke Graham

Orkney and Shetland

Jennifer Fairbairn

Paisley and Renfrewshire North

Julie Pirone

Paisley and Renfrewshire South

Mark Dougan

Perth and North Perthshire

Angus Forbes

Ross, Skye and Lochaber

Gavin Berkenheger

Rutherglen and Hamilton West

Lynne Nailon

Stirling

Stephen Kerr

West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine

Andrew Bowie

West Dunbartonshire

Alix Mathieson

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