The Top 10 reasons to back Bhutta

You have the power to select Cunninghame North’s next SNP candidate. By our nature, we are a party of change, not status quo. Cunninghame North can do better, and here are 10 reasons you should vote for Osama Bhutta.  This is a transformative election. The next parliament must deliver independence, a fairer society after Covid, andContinue reading “The Top 10 reasons to back Bhutta”

Campaigning for independence in Cunninghame North

From the survey I emailed to Cunninghame North SNP members last week, a sobering 72% of you think we are NOT doing enough to campaign for independence locally. Only 10% of you did think we are doing enough. I went to Arran to learn more about how they achieved a 60% Yes vote in 2014.Continue reading “Campaigning for independence in Cunninghame North”

Ambition for Cunninghame North – a plan

I’ve been hearing from so many of you about the local issues which would benefit from your MSP working with people power. As a result, I’ve published a plan. This includes reviving our town centres, bringing green jobs to Hunterston, and improving our ferries. The plan is ambitious yet achievable with the right action. CunninghameContinue reading “Ambition for Cunninghame North – a plan”

I am suspending this campaign in protest at rule breaches

Update: The campaign was unpaused on 31st October Selection contests are opportunities for parties to have important debates about the future and to get the best people in place to deliver on that. For a party which has been in power for 13 years they are important opportunities for renewal. When agreeing to stand inContinue reading “I am suspending this campaign in protest at rule breaches”

SNP members are the party’s superpower. We must use them better.

The SNP’s membership base is the largest of any of the Scottish political parties and, by head of population, the largest in the UK overall. That’s an incredible position to be in, and it came largely in the aftermath of the 2014 referendum. At the time, Nicola Sturgeon said of the five-fold surge in theContinue reading “SNP members are the party’s superpower. We must use them better.”