‘Contaminated SNP’ urged to stand down from Edinburgh West election battle

The SNP is a ‘contaminated political brand’ and the party should not put up a candidate to fight the highly marginal Edinburgh West seat at the UK general election on 8 June. Soon after winning the seat at the last election for the SNP, the £-millionaire MP Michelle Thomson become involved in allegations relating to her property business interests. Now the newly-established Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party is urging SNP leader and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, to not put up a replacement candidate in place of Thomson – who has since been suspended from the party. Mark R. Whittet, the
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UK general election news: SNP can’t win again in Edinburgh West as 

Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party stands against SNP The newly-established Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party (SIRP) is standing to fight on a pro-Independence ticket against the SNP in Edinburgh West.   This seat was won by ​in 2015 by the SNP by Michelle Thomson, who was almost immediately involved in a scandal involving purchase of former council houses.   Michelle Thomson was suspended by the SNP last year and now sits alone in Westminster. Mark R. Whittet, leader of Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party, said:   “As a result of the unfortunate Thomson-scandal, the SNP cannot win Edinburgh West at the snap general election
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