Local resident Marie-Clair Munro has been elected as Scottish Conservative and Unionist councillor for Morningside Ward at the council elections on Thursday 5th May. Marie-Clair succeeds Cllr Nick Cook who is standing down.Marie-Clair attended St Thomas of Aquins HS, and has lived with her son in Morningside for 15 years. Marie-Clair has been involved in the Marchmont St Giles Playgroup, ran the Girl Guides at the Eric Liddell Centre, and supported local campaigns such as Friends of Midmar and Friends of Craighouse.
Marie-Clair said, “I’m delighted to be standing as your Scottish Conservative and Unionist candidate. I have lived in this area my entire life so I understand the issues that matter to all of us living here. As a local resident I very much value what a special place this is to live but have also identified some of the things that need to improve to make it even better.”