Thursday, January 27, 2011
Gail Sheridan "Not standing in Holyrood elections"
The Guardian's Scottish correspondent, Severin Carrell, has just reported, via Twitter, that Gail Sheridan has confirmed she will not be standing as a candidate in the 2011 Holyrood elections. More information to come when we get it.
BBC Scotland's Raymond Buchanan has confirmed the story and has this quote from Gail Sheridan "I would have welcomed the challenge" of Holyrood but priority is caring for young daughter now husband in jail.
STV are quoting Mrs Sheridan as adding
"“I am flattered by those Solidarity members and members of the public who considered me good enough to stand for the Scottish Parliament.
Posted by James Doleman at 12:44 PM