Owen Thompson SNP has been elected as the Midlothian MP

Friday December 13th 2019

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Written by Midlothian View Editor, Phil Bowen

Owen Thompson SNP has been elected as the Midlothian MP.

Having won in 2015 and then lost in 2017 this is a return to Westminster for the man from Loanhead.

In his acceptance speech the newly elected MP said

“This sends a clear message. Scotland has said it wants to avoid Brexit. A very different message to the rest of the UK.”

Outgoing MP Danielle Rowley, Labour said:

“I wish Owen the best of luck in the next few years which I can see are going to be difficult.”

Midlothian 2019 General Election result:

Party Votes
Steve Arrundale (Scottish Liberal Democrats) 3,393
Rebecca Fraser (Scottish Conservatives and Unionist) 10,467
Danielle Rowley (Scottish Labour Party) 14,328
Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party) 20,033
Total Votes 48,362
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