Election mail shots sent to wrong ad­dress

The Scotsman - - NEWS DIGEST -

SNP chiefs have apolo - gised af­ter Euro­pean election mail shots were sent out in­cor­rectly ad­dressed, with Scot­tish Lib Dems leader Wil­lie Ren­nie re­ceiv­ing one ad­dressed to ‘ Edna’.

Ni­cola Stur­geon’s party said “some” of the 400,000 let­ters sent had the wrong name on them as a re­sult of a “cler­i­cal er­ror”.

Mr Ren­nie posted a pic­ture of a let­ter ad­dressed to “Edna Ren­nie”. He said: “I will in­sist that @ Ni­co­las­tur­geon ad­dresses me as Edna in the @ Scot­parl.” Lab our a nd t he Tori e s raised con­cerns of a pos­si­ble data breach.

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