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Press Releases for the Election Campaign

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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Let’s Lick the Economy into Shape

Ken O’Neill, Lothians’ newest independent candidate, has called for the creation of local currency to boost the Lothian’s economy.  Local currencies help raise awareness of the area’s economy and how direct action can help it.  Since local currencies are only … Continue reading

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Public Tell PARC – Leave Cairntows Park Alone!

Ken O’Neill, Lothians’ newest independent candidate, attended the Craigmillar Regeneration Forum meeting last night to protest against plans to build 145 houses on Cairntows Park.  The meeting, organised by the Neighbourhood Alliance on behalf of the Community Regeneration Forum, was … Continue reading

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Independent Candidate to Attend Tar Sands Event

Ken O’Neill, Lothians’ newest independent candidate, is attending a discussion on plans to extract oil from tar sands and the building of a super-pipeline through Northern Alberta, Canada.  The Royal Bank of Scotland, which the taxpayers own 84% of, is … Continue reading

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Independent Candidate Attends Disability Rights Protest

Ken O’Neill, Lothians’ newest independent candidate, is attending an event as part of today’s third National Day of Protest Against Benefits Cuts.   Events are organised throughout the UK, with Edinburgh hosting a protest outside the local ATOS office.   … Continue reading

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