Alba Party Weekly update – 13th August 2021

This weeks update comes from Alba Party’s Interim General Secretary Chris McEleny. The nominations are in and the candidates going forward for Office Bearer roles have been announced.

Many resolutions have been submitted by individual members and the interim conference committee have now gone through these for consideration to be brought forward to the inaugural conference on September 11th and 12th. The draft agenda for the conference will be published next week.

The candidates that will be going forward for prominent party roles are…


  • Alex Salmond (unopposed)

Deputy Leader:

  • Kenny MacAskill (ALBA Party MP for East Lothian).
  • Michelle Ferns (ALBA Party Councillor for Shettleston).

Equalities Convener:

Women’s Convener:

  • Caroline McAllister (unopposed)

Local Government Convener:

  • Leigh Wilson
  • Brian Topping
  • Mike MacKenzie

Membership Convener:

  • Corri Wilson
  • Delia Henry

Organisation Convener:

  • Stevie Graham (unopposed)

Members can view full details here –

Hustings will be arranged for the deputy leader role which members will be updated on next week also.

By Stephen Fuller

Stephen Fuller is a former elected member of the Highland Council with the SNP. Alba Party Founder member and supporter of Scottish Independance.