South of Scotland Holyrood Campaign

by South of Scotland Greens in Scotland

We did it
On 14th February 2016 we successfully raised £2,085 with 49 supporters in 14 days

The Holyrood Elections this May offer our best ever opportunity to bring a bold, Green dimension to Scottish Politics. Be part of it!

by South of Scotland Greens in Scotland

 

We have an exciting, talented and highly respected pool of candidates standing in the South of Scotland list, headed by Sarah Beattie-Smith.

Originally from Biggar in South Lanarkshire, Sarah grew up near the Borders town of Peebles and now lives in Dunbar, East Lothian. She has worked in the voluntary sector for the last nine years, most recently for Citizens Advice Scotland, leading a team of campaigners on issues like combating fuel poverty.

Sarah is passionate about fighting poverty and about helping communities across the South to thrive. Her priority is to secure the affordable, accessible and reliable services needed in the region. In particular, getting better public transport and internet access; supporting more education and employment opportunities, particularly for young people; and tackling fuel poverty and climate change through locally owned sustainable energy.

There is no question: Sarah would be a formidable MSP and we're very excited to have Sarah topping our Regional list in the South of Scotland.  

Second on our List is Eurig Scandrett, a well known local campaigner, lecturer in Sociology and coordinator of postgraduate programmes in Social Justice. For 8 years he headed community action at Friends of the Earth Scotland and he has developed a number of pedagogical and research projects in environmental justice campaigns

All of South Scotland's Greens branches (Ayrshire, Borders, Dumfries & Galloway, East Lothian, MidLothian and South Lanarkshire) are proud and committed to be supporting Sarah and Eurig for Holyrood. And of course, all the candidates are supported by members and activists across the whole region. We'll be knocking doors, holding stalls and events, and getting the message out on social media - but we need YOUR help!

If you want to see a Greener Holyrood, please donate what you can - and help the Scottish Green Party deliver a brighter, fairer future for Scotland and the South of Scotland. For more information or to find out how you can get involved in the campaign, visit our campaign Facebook page: South of Scotland Greens or contact EMAIL HERE

#ScotlandCan #GreenHolyrood

**Please note any donations of and over £500 must meet the Electoral Commission permissibility checks. For this reason anonymous donations over £500 cannot be accepted**

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

£5 Reward

Thanks! You've just paid for a canvassing pack!

£10 or more

£10 Reward

Thank you!! You've just paid for a bunch of window posters for a local area group!

£20 or more

£20 Reward

Thank you!! You paid to send out 4 fundraising packs.

£50 or more

£50 Reward

Thank you - that's really generous. We can pay for a run of leaflets to be printed!

£100 or more

£100 Reward

Thank you very much! Your pledge will allow us to book a hall to hold a public meeting and share the Green message!

£250 or more

£250 Reward

Thank you! That's really generous of you. Your pledge will pay for Sarah and Eurig to get to campaign events across the South of Scotland for around two weeks

£500 or more

£500 Reward

This is really generous of you, but please note any donations of £500 must meet the Electoral Commission permissible checks. For this reason anonymous donations over £500 cannot be accepted


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