Fife MSP tops party list as he stands for re-election to Holyrood

A Fife Green MSP has confirmed he will be standing for re-election at the Scottish elections in May.

Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 12:30 pm
Mark Ruskell

Mark Ruskell, who covers Mid Scotland and Fife, has topped his party’s list for the area.

He said: “Over the last five years the Scottish Green MSPs have delivered more than any other party in opposition at Holyrood, including an extra £40.8m for Fife Council which helped protect local services.

“I helped deliver the ban on fracking, strengthened climate change laws and won protection for our marine environment at Holyrood, while continuing to challenge the Scottish Government to protect communities from Mossmorran and overdevelopment. “

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The election takes place on Thursday, May 6.

Mr Ruskell added: “The next parliamentary session is going to be crucial in building back better from the pandemic in a way that creates a fairer, greener society.

“The Scottish Greens have a plan to invest in a green recovery, creating new jobs in industries which tackle the climate and nature emergencies.”

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