SNP Leaflet, Hamilton by-election, 1978

Accession Number: spa.gw.em.2.14.1

Margo contested the Hamilton constituency in 1978, which went to George Robertson.

Margo MacDonald joined the SNP in 1966 and was President of Edinburgh University Scottish Nationalists. She first stood as the SNP parliamentary candidate for Paisley in the 1970 election and was elected MP for Glasgow Govan from November 1973 to February 1974. She was elected as SNP MSP for the Lothians in 1999. In January 2003 she left the SNP and has held this seat as an Independent MSP. For further biographical information

www.scottish.parliament.uk/msps/currentmsps/Margo-MacDona…

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