Friday, 24 April 2015

Far from Westminster

Elections are often conducted on dull days in polling stations that are meant to look austere. Here. at the Gibertson Games Hall, Lerwick, it was no exception. However, every constituency is different and none more so than Orkney and Shetland. It is the farthest from Westminster and voting seldom follows national trends. A magazine-style report through the BBC puts it into context and provides images of what faces the candidates there.

Scottish Islands Explorer - wants to be represented in your reading

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