Councillor appointed to front bench

Councillor Alison Evison (North Kincardine) has been appointed to Scottish Labour’s front bench team.

She will be working with Sarah Boyack MSP on environmental justice, which covers transport, energy, climate change, environment, land reform and rural

Kezia Dugdale , the Scottish Labour Leader said: “I want to use every opportunity I have to open up politics to new voices and challenging ideas.

“That is what this new team is all about. I’m bringing much needed experience in from outside Parliament to form a team that represents the whole of Scotland.

“Instead of building a team to face off SNP ministers in the Parliament every day, I’ve built a team to face the country. A team full of positive ideas and ambitions, rooted in Labour values, to make Scotland a better place to live and work.”