Scottish Conservative and Unionists unanimously adopted Neil Benny as their candidate to fight the Stirling and Strathallan seat for the forthcoming General Election.
Neil has served as a Councillor for the Stirling West ward since 2007. He had a career in retail and in the digital sector gaining experience in the corporate and small business world. Neil went to Stirling High School and Edinburgh University. Neil is a local man born and raised in Stirling and currently lives in St Ninians with his husband Ismael. His family is from the St Ninians and Bannockburn area.
Speaking about his selection, Neil said:
“It is a true honour to receive my party’s nomination and I hope to be able to secure the trust, confidence and votes of the people of Stirling and Strathallan. We need a representative who is committed to Stirling and Strathallan and will put our needs first. I will focus on growing the economy to create good local jobs, building on the £34m investment the UK Government is already making here. I also want to be an MP who is interested in every aspect of life in the constituency and listens to all the concerns of my constituents with a view to helping and supporting them. I look forward to making my case to the people of Stirling and Strathallan over the next few months.”