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The Gordon Aikman Leadership Programme

The Gordon Aikman Leadership Programme was set up in 2017 in memory of Gordon Aikman, Scottish Labour Party staffer and MND campaigner.

It is a training programme for members who are ready to be leaders within the Scottish Labour movement.


The training and mentoring programme is delivered by some of our party’s most talented individuals as well as leading figures in media, communications and the third sector. The programme helps participants to develop vital skills in leadership, media and communications, public speaking and community organising.

Applications for this year’s Gordon Aikman Leadership Programme are now open. Click on the button below to apply.

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