THE LOCAL youth service is calling on islanders to rally behind Emily Shaw, Shetland’s member of the Scottish Youth Parliament, who is in the running for the Best Up and Coming Scottish Politician award.
Voting takes place online until the second week in March via the Clyde 1 radio website at www.clyde1.com/sva
Shetland Islands Council’s youth worker Martin Summers said she was up against strong competition from other MSYPs representing far larger and more densely populated regions.
The 18 year old was in Edinburgh on Tuesday to participate in the Love Equally march which coincided with Valentine’s Day.
The winner of the contest will be announced during the Scottish Variety Awards, in Glasgow, on 24 March.
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