Fifteen candidates have been confirmed for the General Election 2017.

The election takes place on Thursday 8 June for three Highland UK Parliamentary General Election constituencies.

Ross, Skye and Lochaber constituency has attracted 6 candidates; with Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross attracting four; and Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey attracting five.

Candidates in each of the three constituencies are as follows:

Ross, Skye and Lochaber:

Ian Blackford - Scottish National Party (SNP)

Ronnie the Crofter, Campbell - Independent

Jean Davis - Scottish Liberal Democrats

Robert Mackenzie - Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Peter Ó Donnghaile - Scottish Labour Party

 

Stick Sturrock - Something New

 

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross:

Olivia Bell - Scottish Labour Party

Struan Mackie - Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Paul Monaghan -  Scottish National Party (SNP)

Jamie Stone - Scottish Liberal Democrats

 

 

Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey:

Donald MacLeod Boyd - Scottish Christian Party “Proclaiming Christ’s Lordship”

Ritchie Cunningham - Scottish Liberal Democrats

Drew Hendry - Scottish National Party (SNP)

Mike Robb - Scottish Labour Party

Nicholas Tulloch - Scottish Conservative and Unionist

 

 

Voting will take place on Thursday 8 June with polling stations across the Highlands open from 7am to 10pm. The votes will be counted overnight at the Highland Football Academy in Dingwall.

Further information on the UK Parliamentary Election including statement of persons nominated in the three Highland constituencies can be viewed on the council’s website www.highland.gov.uk and here.