Candidates finalised for next month’s general election

The UK Parliamentary Election takes place on Thursday 7 May 2015 to elect a Member of Parliament for Dumfries and Galloway County Constituency and Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale County Constituency.

The names of those standing for the 2015 election are:

Dumfries and Galloway County Constituency:

Richard Arkless - Scottish National Party (SNP)

Russell Leslie Brown - Scottish Labour Party

Finlay Hamilton Carson - Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Andrew Robert Metcalf - Scottish Liberal Democrats

Geoff Siddall - UK Independence Party (UKIP)

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale County Constituency:

Archie Dryburgh - Scottish Labour Party

Emma Mary Harper - Scottish National Party (SNP)

Jody Jamieson - Scottish Green Party

Amanda Kubie - Scottish Liberal Democrats

David Gordon Mundell - Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Kevin Newton - UK Independence Party (UKIP)

Full details of the people standing for election, their agents and a list of the polling places can be found on the Dumfries and Galloway Council website: