Following a meeting of Edinburgh Greens branch on Monday evening (Monday 8 May 2017) the party has selected engineer Lorna Slater to stand in Edinburgh North and Leith in the UK election on 8 June 2017.
Greens in Edinburgh are celebrating gains in the city council elections on 4 May. Starting the day with 5 councillors, the party increased its tally to eight, with new councillors Claire Miller, Susan Rae, Mary Campbell and Alex Staniforth joining the existing team of Steve Burgess, Melanie Main, Gavin Corbett and Chas Booth.
Check in here for results for the council elections during the election count on 5 May 2017. Results posted as they are announced.
On Tuesday 25th April, at a special hustings, Cllr Chas Booth, Green spokesperson on Environment and Sustainability, set out the changes to sustainable development that Greens want to see in the capital.