Election debate featuring Western Isles candidates

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BBC ALBA will host its election debate ‘Deasbad an Taghaidh’ at BBC Scotland’s headquarters at Pacific Quay, Glasgow, which will see representatives of the four main political parties face the audience on issues that matter to them in the election campaign.

An audience from the Gaelic-speaking Scottish electorate will put their questions to the panel, under the expert chairmanship of BBC Gaelic News presenter, Iain Maclean.

The panel of party representatives will include:

Bill Innes - Conservative – (former air pilot and Scottish Conservatives supporter)

Donald Crichton - Labour (local Officer for Scottish Health Council and current Labour candidate for the Western Isles)

Peter Morrison - Liberal Democrat (former businessman and former Western Isles Enterprise Board Member and current Lib Dem candidate for the Western Isles)

Alasdair Allan - SNP (former MSP and current SNP candidate for the Western Isles)

The one hour programme, in Gaelic with English language subtitles, will be broadcast on Wednesday 27th April at 9pm.