Reform Party set to field Falkirk candidates at Scottish elections

The Reform Party has confirmed it will field candidates across Falkirk at the Scottish parliamentary elections.

Monday, 8th March 2021, 10:51 am
Updated Monday, 8th March 2021, 10:54 am

The renamed Brexit Party launched in January with Michelle Ballantyne, former Tory MSP, as its first Scottish leader.

The party says it is pro-union, pro-personal freedom, and reform of our institutions.

It will field candidates on the regional lists who are not career politicians but “real people with backgrounds and experience from all walks of life.”

Michelle Ballantyne, Scottish leader of the Reform Party

A party spokesman said: “2021 is a pivotal year for Scotland.

“Our already sluggish economy has been devastated by the lockdowns; our education system is failing our young people; our freedoms are being eroded; while our tolerant culture is under threat from rancour and division.

“We will work to balance protecting our most vulnerable with providing opportunities for our young people. Scotland used to have one of the best education systems in the world leading to brilliant futures for our young people – now the challenges are harder.”

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