We fought the good fight. We flew the flag. We came so close.
My thanks go out to the people of Edinburgh North & Leith who supported the People's Party and a big thanks to all the Labour Party members and citizens who volunteered in our campaign.
Thank you to my trade union UNITE for their support and to CWU, GMB, UNISON, the Coop Party and the Campaign for Socialism who supported me and the Northern & Leith Labour Party in fighting our corner.
We fight on. There is work to be done.