Keith Bovey on the campaign trail, Garscadden 1978

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The Glasgow Garscadden by-election was held on 13 April 1978. Donald Dewar (Labour) held the seat with 16,507 votes to Keith Bovey’s (SNP) 11,955 votes.

This picture forms part of the Scots Independent donation to the Scottish Political Archive. The Scots Independent is a monthly Nationalist newspaper. The paper was founded in 1926 and is the longest surviving political newspaper in Scotland in the twentieth century.