Owen Thompson

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Owen Thompson has been the Scottish National Party (SNP) Member of Parliament for Midlothian since May 2015. [1]

Thompson defeated the Labour Party candidate Kenny Young with a majority of 9,859. [2] Young replaced David Hamilton, who had served the seat since 2001, but failed to retain the seat for Labour due to a rise in popularity for the SNP in 2015. [3]


  1. Owen Thompson MP www.parliament.uk, accessed 29 May 2015
  2. Midlothian parlimentary constituency BBC News, 8 May 2015, accesed 29 May 2015
  3. Mr David Hamilton www.parliament.uk, accessed 29 May 2015