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Candidates supporting LGBTI equality

We asked the leaders of the political parties and the individual candidates standing in Scotland to sign up to the Scottish LGBTI Equality Pledge

Party Leaders

We welcome the support of all the five main party leaders, who have committed to the Scottish LGBTI Equality Pledge (shown in order of current Westminster, then Holyrood, parliamentary representation).

The Scottish National Party: Nicola Sturgeon signed the pledge on behalf of the party and its candidates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Scottish Conservatives: Party leader Ruth Davidson signed up to the pledge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Scottish Labour Party: Kezia Dugdale signed the pledge on behalf of the party and its candidates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Scottish Liberal Democrats: Willie Rennie signed the pledge on behalf of the party and its candidates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Scottish Green Party: Patrick Harvie signed the pledge on behalf of the party – all three Green candidates have also signed up (see below).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Candidates

We welcome the support of the following General Election Candidates who have supported the Scottish LGBTI Equality Pledge (in alphabetical order of constituency, then name):

A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P,Q,R,S,T,U,V,W,X,Y,Z

Candidate Party Constituency
Kirsty Blackman Scottish National Party Aberdeen North
Callum McCaig Scottish National Party Aberdeen South
Jenny Wilson Scottish Liberal Democrats Aberdeen South
Neil Gray Scottish National Party Airdrie and Shotts
William Campbell Scottish Labour Party Angus
Mike Weir Scottish National Party Angus
Brendan O’Hara Scottish National Party Argyll and Bute
Carol Mochan Scottish Labour Party Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Corri Wilson Scottish National Party Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Caitlin Stott Scottish Labour Party Banff and Buchan
Eilidh Whiteford Scottish National Party Banff and Buchan
Caroline Burgess Scottish Liberal Democrats Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Calum Kerr Scottish National Party Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
John Lamont Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Olivia Bell Scottish Labour Party Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Paul Monaghan Scottish National Party Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Nairn McDonald Scottish Labour Party Central Ayrshire
Philippa Whitford Scottish National Party Central Ayrshire
Phil Boswell Scottish National Party Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Stuart McDonald Scottish National Party Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch
Richard Arkless Scottish National Party Dumfries and Galloway
Màiri McAllan Scottish National Party Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Stewart Hosie Scottish National Party Dundee East
Alan Cowan Scottish Labour Party Dundee West
Chris Law Scottish National Party Dundee West
James Calder Scottish Liberal Democrats Dunfermline and West Fife
Douglas Chapman Scottish National Party Dunfermline and West Fife
Cara Hilton Scottish Labour Party Dunfermline and West Fife
Callum McNally Scottish Labour Party East Dunbartonshire
John Nicolson Scottish National Party East Dunbartonshire
Jo Swinson Scottish Liberal Democrats East Dunbartonshire
Lisa Cameron Scottish National Party East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Monique McAdams Scottish Labour Party East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
George Kerevan Scottish National Party East Lothian
Martin Whitfield Scottish Labour Party East Lothian
Blair McDougall Scottish Labour Party East Renfrewshire
Kirsten Oswald Scottish National Party East Renfrewshire
Tristan Gray Scottish Liberal Democrats Edinburgh East
Patsy King Scottish Labour Party Edinburgh East
Tommy Sheppard Scottish National Party Edinburgh East
Deidre Brock Scottish National Party Edinburgh North and Leith
Gordon Munro Scottish Labour Party Edinburgh North and Leith
Lorna Jane Slater Scottish Green Party Edinburgh North and Leith
Martin Veart Scottish Liberal Democrats Edinburgh North and Leith
Jim Eadie Scottish National Party Edinburgh South
Ian Murray Scottish Labour Party Edinburgh South
Joanna Cherry Scottish National Party Edinburgh South West
Foysol Choudhury Scottish Labour Party Edinburgh South West
Aisha Mir Scottish Liberal Democrats Edinburgh South West
Toni Giugliano Scottish National Party Edinburgh West
Christine Jardine Scottish Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West
Craig Martin Scottish Labour Party Falkirk
John McNally Scottish National Party Falkirk
Debra Pickering Scottish Green Party Falkirk
Alison Thewliss Scottish National Party Glasgow Central
David Linden Scottish National Party Glasgow East
Pam Duncan-Glancy Scottish Labour Party Glasgow North
Patrick Grady Scottish National Party Glasgow North
Patrick Harvie Scottish Green Party Glasgow North
Anne McLaughlin Scottish National Party Glasgow North East
Paul Sweeney Scottish Labour Party Glasgow North East
Carol Monaghan Scottish National Party Glasgow North West
Stewart McDonald Scottish National Party Glasgow South
Ben Denton-Cardew Scottish Liberal Democrats Glasgow South West
Matt Kerr Scottish Labour Party Glasgow South West
Chris Stephens Scottish National Party Glasgow South West
Altany Craik Scottish Labour Party Glenrothes
Peter Grant Scottish National Party Glenrothes
Kirsten Muat Scottish Labour Party Gordon
Alex Salmond Scottish National Party Gordon
Ronnie Cowan Scottish National Party Inverclyde
David Stevens Scottish Liberal Democrats Inverclyde
Ritchie Cunningham Scottish Liberal Democrats Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Drew Hendry Scottish National Party Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Alan Brown Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Laura Dover Scottish Labour Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Alison Harper Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Lesley Laird Scottish Labour Party Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Roger Mullin Scottish National Party Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Malcolm Wood Scottish Liberal Democrats Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Angela Crawley Scottish National Party Lanark and Hamilton East
Colin Robb Scottish Liberal Democrats Lanark and Hamilton East
Martyn Day Scottish National Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Hannah Bardell Scottish National Party Livingston
Owen Thompson Scottish National Party Midlothian
Angus Robertson Scottish National Party Moray
Marion Fellows Scottish National Party Motherwell and Wishaw
Yvonne Finlayson Scottish Liberal Democrats Motherwell and Wishaw
Angus MacNeil Scottish National Party Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Patricia Gibson Scottish National Party North Ayrshire and Arran
Christopher Rimicans Scottish Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran
Stephen Gethins Scottish National Party North East Fife
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh Scottish National Party Ochil and South Perthshire
Joanne Ross Scottish Labour Party Ochil and South Perthshire
Robina Barton Scottish Labour Party Orkney and Shetland
Miriam Brett Scottish National Party Orkney and Shetland
Alistair Carmichael Scottish Liberal Democrats Orkney and Shetland
Gavin Newlands Scottish National Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Mhairi Black Scottish National Party Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Ian Duncan Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Perth and North Perthshire
Pete Wishart Scottish National Party Perth and North Perthshire
Ian Blackford Scottish National Party Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Margaret Ferrier Scottish National Party Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Gerard Killen Scottish Labour Party Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Wendy Chamberlain Scottish Liberal Democrats Stirling
Steven Paterson Scottish National Party Stirling
Kirstein Rummery Women’s Equality Party Stirling
Andrew Bowie Scottish Conservatives West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Stuart Donaldson Scottish National Party West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Martin Docherty Scottish National Party West Dunbartonshire
Rebecca Plenderleith Scottish Liberal Democrats West Dunbartonshire
Take action – Urge your candidates to support LGBTI equality by using our simple and easy contact tool here.

If you are a candidate and wish to support the pledge please email us.