Emma Harper,​ SNP candidate ​for Dumfriesshire ​Clydesdale and Tweeddale has been joined on the campaign trail by all three of her sisters.

​ sister Karen flew 6000 miles from California to join Emma for the final leg of the campaign​.
​Emma’s sisters, ​who are all nurses
​,​ decided
​ they​ could not miss t
​he ​opportunity to participate in
​this historic campaign​.
​Karen said:
 “I have been following Emma’s schedule and all of the events on social media and I decided I could not just watch from 6,000 miles away. I wanted to join in”.
All four sisters trained at Dumfries and Galloway College of Nursing and Midwifery.
Karen Harper is a Nurse Clinical Quality Consultant at Santa Barbara hospital in California.
Phyllis Murphie is a Respiratory Nurse Consultant and is currently studying for her phd.
Marina Forbes is a Ophthalmic Nurse Specialist at Cumberland hospital over the border at Carlisle and Emma Harper is currently on leave from her post as a Clinical
​Nurse ​Educator
​ at DGRI​.
Notes to editors:
​P​hotos are from 1990 and 3 May, 2015