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Parties make final campaign push before polls open

UK parliament building
Polling for the Westminster election ends at 2200 BST on Thursday

Scotland's four main parties will make final efforts on the campaign trail before voters go to the UK polls.

Scottish Lib Dem leader Tavish Scott will campaign in Edinburgh, while SNP leader Alex Salmond will rally supporters in the capital.

The Conservatives will focus on Dumfries and Galloway, with David Mundell campaigning in the area.

Labour's Jim Murphy and Douglas Alexander will be making a visit to Barrhead, East Renfrewshire.

Mr Scott will campaign with Edinburgh North and Leith Lib Dem candidate Kevin Lang, before joining the party's candidate for Edinburgh South, Fred Mackintosh.

SNP leader Mr Salmond will also be in the city to rally the party's supporters with just hours to go until polling day.

Mr Mundell will join Peter Duncan, Scottish Conservative candidate in Dumfries and Galloway, on the campaign trail.

Labour candidate for Renfrewshire East Mr Murphy will be canvassing support in Barrhead, together with Mr Alexander.



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