Scottish local elections: Aberdeen hustings
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Scottish local elections: Aberdeen City Council hustings

The BBC hosts a special election hustings for the Aberdeen City Council area ahead of the local elections on 4 May.

The surprise news of a general election in June and the issue of Scotland's constitutional future was discussed at the start of the publicly-aired discussion.

The panel then moved on to local issues including business rates and the Aberdeen economy; city centre redevelopment and affordable house building.

  • The discussion was chaired by BBC journalist Steven Duff (centre) and the panellists included Marie Boulton, Independent; Alan Donnelly, Scottish Conservative and Unionist; Jenny Laing, Aberdeen Labour; Stephen Flynn, SNP; Guy Ingerson, Scottish Green Party and Ian Yuill, Scottish Liberal Democrats.
  • Find out more about the local council elections
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