How Scotland's three unionist amigos survived the SNP tsunami
After the SNP won 56 of Scotland's 59 seats, CommonSpace looks at the three remaining MPs who hung onto their place at Westminster
DAVID Mundell (Tory), Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat) and Ian Murray (Labour): in the face of the national surge in support for the Scottish National Party, this trio remain Westminster MPs. Why did they survive?
1. David Mundell (Tory MP for Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale)
Mundell's constituency (the only Conservative seat in Scotland) was always the top priority for his party.