Dundee Labour Announce Candidates for City Council Elections

8 March 2012

Dundee Labour Announce Candidates for City Council Elections

Dundee Labour Party today announced its candidates for the forthcoming local government elections.

Labour is proud to be putting forward a mixture of experienced candidates along with new candidates who will work together to put Dundee first and Dundee people first make our city even better.

Scottish Labour’s Candidates are as follows:

Strathmartine: Kevin Keenan; John McKiddie

Lochee: Tom Ferguson; Norma McGovern

West End: Richard McCready

Coldside: Mohammed Asif; Helen Wright

Maryfield: Georgia Cruickshank; George McIrvine

North East: Brian Gordon; Stephen Massey

East End: Lesley Brennan; Martin Keenan

The Ferry: Laurie Bidwell


Councillor Kevin Keenan, Leader of the Labour Group on Dundee City Council, said,


“I am delighted to be part of this team which will put Dundee first. 


“This is a team that is committed to working hard on behalf of the people of Dundee and to working hard in their wards.


“Labour wants to invest in education in the city. 


“We will be making jobs our top priority and we will be looking after the most vulnerable in Dundee.


“Our candidates for the council elections are an excellent mix of experienced councillors along with some exciting and talented new candidates.  


“I am delighted that we have four female candidates and some excellent younger candidates. 


“Our candidates have a variety of experiences with some working in the private sector, some in the public sector, some with the police and some in education. 


“What unites them is that they are part of team Labour and they will put Dundee first.


‘I am looking forward to welcoming our new team to the council after the election and working with them to put Dundee first.”





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