Kezia Dugdale elected new leader of Labour in Scotland


Kezia Dugdale has been elected as the new leader of Scottish Labour the party has announced today.

Dugdale is 33 and has been an MSP for the Lothians region since 2001 and is currently the Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning.

The new deputy leader of the party in Scotland is Alex Rowley who is a current MSP and was formerly an aide to Gordon Brown.

The other candidate for the party’s leadership was Ken Macintosh and the other two candidates for the party’s deputy leadership were Richard Baker and Gordon Matheson.