Bute SNP candidates ranked for 2016 Scottish Parliament election

Hugh Moodie (left) with Argyll and Bute's SNP MP Brendan O'Hara and Bute SNP councillor Isobel Strong.
Hugh Moodie (left) with Argyll and Bute's SNP MP Brendan O'Hara and Bute SNP councillor Isobel Strong.

An island resident and former Rothesay Academy pupil have been ranked in the SNP’s regional list for the 2016 Scottish Parliament election.

The SNP has published the results of its ballot of members to decide the order in which its candidates should be ranked on the regional list in the 2016 Scottish Parliament election.

Hugh Moodie, vice-chairman of the party’s Isle of Bute branch and its Argyll and Bute constituency organiser has been ranked in eighth place in the Highlands and Islands.

Former Rothesay Academy pupil, Rhiannon Spear, has been ranked in fifth place in Glasgow.

Mr Moodie told us: “As a regional list candidate, I am both honoured and privileged to represent the SNP for the Highlands and Islands.

“Our community needs a strong voice at all levels of governance and I look forward to meeting with the electorate during the campaign for Holyrood 2016.

“The SNP have a fantastic new wave of candidates that represent the diversity of our communities and I m delighted to be a part of that.”