Category Archives: Jenny Dawe

Ten Reasons to vote for the Liberal Democrats in Edinburgh tomorrow

1. They inherited an unholy financial mess from Labour. The Council was on the verge of bankruptcy. Jenny Dawe and her team had the wisdom and the courage to take tough decisions to put things on a much more secure … Continue reading

Posted in City of Edinburgh Council, Jenny Dawe, Local Elections 2012 | Leave a comment

What have Scottish Liberal Democrat Councillors done for you?

This isn’t an exhaustive list, but it showcases some of the excellent achievements of Liberal Democrat councillors in administration across Scotland over the last five years. Scottish Liberal Democrats are part of 13 coalition administrations across Scotland. This includes running … Continue reading

Posted in Angela McLean, Eileen McCartin, Iris Walker, Jenny Dawe, Local Elections 2012, Nick Clegg, Paul Edie, Peter Barrett, single police force, SNP, William Sell, Willie Rennie | Leave a comment

Well, Lib Dem Councillors in Edinburgh needed a good kick up the rear……

Today’s City Centre ward by-election in Edinburgh resulted in a narrow win by the SNP over the Conservatives – which went down to the wire. In the end, neither candidate achieved the quota of just over 1700 votes after all … Continue reading

Posted in Alastair Hodgson, Andrew Tibbs, By-elections, City of Edinburgh Council, Council elections, Jenny Dawe | 3 Comments

On Elaine Morris’ defection

So, early this morning it became apparent that Edinburgh Lib Dem councillor Elaine Morris had joined the SNP. Apparently it’s because she doesn’t like the UK coalition and she thinks that we’ve not shown enough leadership over the city’s troubled … Continue reading

Posted in Edinburgh, Jenny Dawe, Local government | 3 Comments

>The race to succeed John Barrett

>Now that a decent interval has passed since John Barrett announced that he was standing down as MP for Edinburgh West, there will be no doubt be speculation as to who might succeed him as the Liberal Democrat candidate. Ian … Continue reading

Posted in Amy Rodger, Jenny Dawe, John Barrett MP, Marilyne Maclaren, Siobhan Mathers | 1 Comment

>Leave Leith Alone!

>I almost choked on my Weetabix when I read about Forth Ports’ ridiculous idea to name a huge development that is being built in Leith the Edinburgh Harbour Development. This is their craziest idea since ship to ship oil transfer … Continue reading

Posted in Forth Ports Authority, Jenny Dawe, Leith | 2 Comments