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Press Releases for the Election Campaign

Here’s to the Future

Ken O’Neill, Lothians’ newest independent candidate, has described how he sees his election campaign.  He has also set out his plans for after polling day. Mr O’Neill: I have kept to my principles and aims, as well as the Independent … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Live Longer, Live Better!

Ken O’Neill, Lothians’ newest independent candidate, has called for new thinking about how we tackle health issues in Scotland.  Mr O’Neill believes in a well managed and funded NHS Scotland but appreciates that the incoming government faces challenging budget constraints. … Continue reading

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Charity Begins in the Lothians for Independent Candidate

Ken O’Neill, Lothians’ newest independent candidate, has explained his manifesto promise to donate money from his monthly MSP salary to a local charity.  If elected, Mr O’Neill has said he will give at least £100 to a Lothians charity, as … Continue reading

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People & Traders Licking Their Lips over the Lolly

Ken O’Neill, Lothians’ newest independent candidate, has welcomed the reaction to his proposal for the area to have a local currency.  Earlier in the campaign, Mr O’Neill proposed the creation of the Lothian Lolly to boost the local economy.  Since … Continue reading

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Educating our Children – the Safest Investment in our Future

Ken O’Neill, Lothians’ newest independent candidate, has called for the next Scottish Government to ensure there is sufficient funding for the Early Years Framework.  The Early Years Framework is an attempt by the previous administration and COSLA to break the … Continue reading

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Independent Candidate Calls for New Thinking on Trams

Ken O’Neill, Lothians’ newest independent candidate, has called for a thorough audit of the Edinburgh Trams project.  The call follows news that Edinburgh Council is ‘actively considering’ stopping the beleaguered project at Haymarket.  This would mean that the trams would … Continue reading

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Independent Network & Martin Bell Endorse Lothian Candidate

The Independent Network and Martin Bell OBE have endorsed Ken O’Neill, Lothians’ newest independent candidate.  The Independent Network is a non-profit organisation that provides support to candidates who are not members of political parties.  Mr O’Neill is one of four … Continue reading

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Independent Candidate to Meet Public at Open Meeting

Ken O’Neill, Lothians’ newest independent candidate, has announced plans to hold an open meeting giving voters the opportunity to hear first hand why he is standing.  The meeting will start with an introduction by Mr O’Neill where he will explain … Continue reading

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Protect the Environment or the Economy will Suffer

Ken O’Neill, Lothians’ newest independent candidate, has called for Scotland to continue protecting the environment and realising its worth.  The UK Government has suggested removing legislation that protects the environment and helps the country achieve its climate change targets.   … Continue reading

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Further Call for PARC to Withdraw Cairntows Park Plans

Ken O’Neill, Lothians’ newest independent candidate, has written to every board member of PARC Craigmillar, Edinburgh Council’s arms-length housing firm.  Mr O’Neill asks the Board, who are meeting today, three questions about the proposals and the lack of forethought in … Continue reading

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