The Devo Files, Indexed

As we move to the 2015 United Kingdom General Election, I start to realise that this could well be the most important general election in the history of the United Kingdom. This series has attracted quite a lot of interest, for obvious reasons: to make everything easy to find, I’ve started an index.

The Files

Here follows a list of the incumbent MPs and their record on devolution, along with some quotes from the referendum and beyond which voters may find of interest.

Douglas Alexander (Paisley & Renfrewshire South)

Willie Bain (Glasgow North East)

Russell Brown (Dumfries & Galloway)

Katy Clark (North Ayrshire & Arran)

Margaret Curran (Glasgow East)

Ian Davidson (Glasgow South West)

Brian Donohoe (Central Ayrshire)

Iain McKenzie (Inverclyde)

Jim Sheridan (Paisley & Renfrewshire North)

New Folders

There are 9 MPs who are choosing not to contest their seat on the 7th of May: whether they are retiring, disgraced, or simply giant cowards, their Devo Files are essentially closed: whoever contests the seat, contests with a blank slate, with no previous record on their devolution votes. You can find the outgoing MPs and the SNP candidates for their constituencies by clicking on any of the names below.

Gordon Brown Roger Mullin (Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath)

Sir Malcolm Bruce ALEX SALMOND (Gordon)

Sir Menzies Campbell Stephen Gethins (North East Fife)

Alistair Darling Joanna Cherry (Edinburgh South West)

Frank Doran Kirsty Blackman (Aberdeen North)

David Hamilton Owen Thompson, (Midlothian)

Eric Joyce John McNally, (Falkirk)

Dame Anne McGuire Steven Paterson, (Stirling)

Lindsay Roy Peter Grant (Glenrothes)

SNP Class of 2010

Likewise, the SNP already have 6 MPs, all of whom are standing for re-election. Let’s make sure they make it. You can find the incumbents by clicking on any of the names below.

Stewart Hosie (Dundee East)

Michael Weir (Angus)

Pete Wishart (Perth & North Perthshire)

Angus Robertson (Moray)

Eilidh Whiteford (Banff & Buchan)

Angus MacNeil (Na h-Eileanan an Iar)


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