Saturday, 1 March 2014

Councillor resigns from SNP

Yesterday a Southside & Newington Councillor resigned from the SNP.  He intends to continue as an independent.  The departure of Jim Orr from the Scottish National Party means the ward is now represented by myself (Conservative), a Labour councillor, a Green councillor and an Independent.  He will be the only independent on the Council.

Jim is a casualty of tensions, personal differences and disputes within the SNP Group in Edinburgh.

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