ALBA release candidates list of 32

“People of talent, diversity and experience have rallied to the ALBA standard” - SALMOND

The new ALBA Party have met their target of standing four candidates in every regional list across Scotland.


ALBA has 18 women and 14 men on the list.

ALBA has six current or former MPs and MSPs on the list

ALBA has seven serving Councillors on the list.

ALBA has three BAME candidates on the list

Party Leader Alex Salmond said

“This is a thrilling list with a depth of talent, diversity and experience which I am proud to lead into the election.

Five days ago I asked how many would rally to the ALBA standard. The answer comes in this hugely impressive list today.

ALBA is set to make a big impact as we seek to build the #Supermajority for independence in the next Scottish Parliament.”


South Scotland
Cynthia Guthrie
Corri Wilson
Suzanne Blackley
Laurie Flynn

Kenny MacAskill MP
Alex Arthur
Christina Hendry
Irshad Ahmed

Cllr Michelle Fearns
Ailsa Gray
Cllr Shahid Farooq
Lynn McMahon

North East Scotland
Alex Salmond
Heather McLean
Cllr Brian Topping
Dot Jessiman

West Scotland
Cllr Chris McEleny
Cllr Caroline McAllister
Cllr Ellen McMaster
Delia Henry

Central Scotland
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh
Cllr Lynne Anderson
Dr Jim Walker
Margaret Lynch

Mid Scotland and Fife
Eva Comrie
Neale Hanvey MP
Jim Eadie
Stephanie Reilly

Highlands and Islands
Kirk Torrance
Craig Berry
Josh Robertson
Judith Reid

18 women
7 serving councillors
6 current or former parliamentarians
3 BAME candidates
3 candidates with disabilities
2 serving MPs
2 economists
1 Gaelic speaker
1 former champion boxer
1 Former First Minister


WOMEN 18 = 56%
MEN 14 = 44%



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