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Sheila Gilmore

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Sheila Gilmore was the Labour Party candidate in Edinburgh East in the UK Parliament elections. Our volunteers have been adding information on Sheila Gilmore - here's everything we know so far!

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Sheila Gilmore is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Edinburgh East from 2010 to 2015. Gilmore stood for the seat following the decision of Gavin Strang to stand down; she is a former City of Edinburgh councillor.

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Born: 1949-10-01

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(Past event) Thursday 5 December 2019 19:00–21:00: Edinburgh East Hustings 2019 – Your Questions for Candidates, Portobello Baptist Church, 189 Portobello High St. Edinburgh EH15 1EU.

(Past event) Thursday 5 December 2019 15:00–17:00: Disability-themed General Election Hustings Event, Augustine United Church EH1 1EL.

Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2019: The UK Parliament elections, as the Labour Party candidate for the Edinburgh East
  • 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Labour Party candidate for the Edinburgh East
  • 2010: The UK Parliament elections, as the Labour Party candidate for the Edinburgh East

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