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Richard Lucas

Richard Lucas is a Scottish Family Party candidate in Colinton/Fairmilehead in the Edinburgh local election.

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Richard Lucas's policies

Statement to voters

Do the political parties say what you think? The Holyrood parties, from the Greens to the Conservatives, argue about independence, but they unite to endorse the dramatic cultural changes that are damaging our society.

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It doesn’t matter which Holyrood Party you vote for……

Kids are taught that they can choose whether to be a boy or a girl, while a flawed philosophy of education leads to a breakdown of discipline and, inevitably, declining academic standards. The state increasingly sees itself as the guardian of children, ensuring that parents are adhering to their narrow philosophy of child-rearing.

Differences between men and women are regarded as problems to eliminate rather than expressions of diversity to celebrate.

The state claims it wants to help families yet offers no help to couples where one parent wants to devote more of their time to their children.

Abortion continues unquestioned. No party opposes assisted suicide.

The breakdown of family structure is not recognised as the source of countless problems.

The value of marriage in producing stable families is dismissed as archaic.

Freedom of speech is constantly being restricted, and democracy is therefore undermined.

Have the mainstream parties learnt that they can ignore our opinions because we will keep voting for them as they trample our deepest principles? It’s time to stand up for what we believe in.

I would would challenge the cosy consensus in Holyrood, and rigorous argument would replace the monochrome virtue signalling that currently passes for political debate on many key issues.

The Scottish Family Party will stand strongly against the tide that is eroding the foundations of our society, and offer in its place a fresh, bold and positive vision of a better Scotland for all.

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Party manifesto

Richard Lucas was the Scottish Family Party candidate. Find out more about their policies in the Scottish Family Party manifesto.

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Scottish Family Party

Richard Lucas's local party is the Scottish Family Party.

Richard Lucas's Elections

Date Election Party Results
2022 Colinton/Fairmilehead: Edinburgh local election Scottish Family Party Vote count not available
2021 Edinburgh Pentlands: Scottish Parliament elections (Constituencies) Scottish Family Party 462 votes (not elected)
2021 Lothian: Scottish Parliament elections (Regions) Scottish Family Party Vote count not available
2019 Ross, Skye and Lochaber: UK Parliament elections Scottish Family Party 268 votes (not elected)
2015 Edinburgh South West: UK Parliament elections UK Independence Party (UKIP) 1,072 votes (not elected)

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