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Candidates announced for Orkney and Shetland constituency

Candidates announced for Orkney and Shetland constituency
11 May 2017

Six candidates have put their names forward to stand for the Orkney and Shetland Constituency in the UK Parliamentary Election in June.

The deadline for nominations for the poll closed at 4pm this afternoon (Thursday 11 May).

The candidates whose names will appear on the ballot paper on polling day are:

  • Robina Rendall Barton – Scottish Labour Party.
  • Miriam Brett – Scottish National Party (SNP).
  • Alistair Carmichael – Scottish Liberal Democrats.
  • Jamie Halcro Johnston – Scottish Conservative and Unionist.
  • Stuart Hill – Independent.
  • Robert Smith – UK Independence Party (UKIP).

Polling day is on Thursday 8 June. For further information visit our UK Parliamentary Election 2017 page.