Friday December 13th 2019
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:
|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|