SNP leaflet, Glasgow Central by-election 1980

Accession Number: spa.gw.em.2.8.1

Gil Paterson contested the Glasgow Central by-election in 1980 after the death of the incumbent MP. This seat was held by Labour. Gil Paterson is an SNP MSP for the West of Scotland region. For biographical information about Gil Paterson www.gilmsp.com/

This leaflet forms part of the Gordon Wilson collection. Gordon Wilson was MP for Dundee East between 1974 and 1987. He was Deputy Leader of the SNP between 1973 and 1974 and leader from 1979 to 1990. He has participated in an interview with the Scottish Political Archive discussing his memories of the 1979 and 1997 devolution referendums. His interview forms part of the Devolution Referendums Oral History Collection within the archive.

The Scottish Political Archive is housed at the University of Stirling. The archive is home to the oral interviews, personal papers and associated material from prominent Scottish politicians. For further information about the work of the archive please visit our website www.scottishpoliticalarchive.org.uk