University of Edinburgh - Galloway joins rector race

January 22, 2009

George Galloway, the Respect MP and former contestant on Celebrity Big Brother, has joined the race to be rector of the University of Edinburgh. He faces two rivals - George Foulkes, a Labour MSP, and Iain Macwhirter, a journalist. The election in February marks 150 years since William Gladstone became the first rector after the role was established by an Act of Parliament.

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