Angus Robertson MP, Tommy Shepherd MP and Cllr Chris McEleny were greeted by an audience of nearly a hundred local SNP members, who asked questions directly to the candidates. The fourth candidate, Alyn Smith MEP, was unable to attend due to prior commitments, however he did send a statement of intent to be read.
Speaking after the event, Gillian Martin said:
Constituency MP for Banff and Buchan, Eilidh Whiteford, added:
“The debate was vigorous, open and frank, and the candidates present rose to the occasion admirably.”