Printer Friendly

Claims of 'intimidation'.

POLITICAL optimism was tempered by allegations of polling station intimidation in Scotland.

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson took to Twitter with allegations of voter intimidation in Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale, where Scotland's only Tory MP, David Mundell, is hoping for a return to Westminster.

She said: "Disturbing reports of people being turned away from an Annan polling station by burly blokes if they say they don't support a certain party."

Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy said "the sun is shining and there is a huge amount of energy and confidence" in the party as he voted in the East Renfrewshire constituency he has represented since 1997.

No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2015 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:May 8, 2015
Previous Article:Police called after men seen ripping McVey poster in half.
Next Article:predictions place tories in poll position; Conservatives fall just shy of overall majority, say early exit polls.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters