EdEqualElect: Leith Walk Ward

Leith Walk Ward (4 councillors)

11 candidates standing.

Winners last time: SNP (Deidre L Brock) in the first round. Liberal Democrats (Louise A Lang) in the fifth round – Liberal, Scottish Socialist, and an independent eliminated. Scottish Green (Maggie Chapman) in the eighth round (Solidarity and Conservative eliminated) and Labour (Angela Blacklock) in the 10th round (the second Labour candidate, Trevor Davies was eliminated).

The incumbents standing are Deirdre Leanne Brock (SNP), Angela Blacklock (Labour), and Maggie Chapman (Scottish Green). They’re also the only three women standing.

Edinburgh Reporter on Angela Blacklock
Edinburgh Reporter on Deirdre L Brock (@DeidreBrock)
Edinburgh Reporter on Maggie Chapman (@MaggieEdinburgh)

The Broughton Spurtle will host two hustings this year on 19 April for Leith Walk Ward and 25 April for City Centre Ward at Broughton St Marys Parish Church, 12-13 Bellevue Crescent, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH3 6NE (Edinburgh Reporter)

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