George Kerevan

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George Kerevan (born 28 September 1949, Glasgow) is a Scottish journalist and Scottish National Party politician. He was associate editor of The Scotsman from 2000 to 2009, and was the chief executive of What If Productions (Television) Ltd. He is co-organizer of the Prestwick World Festival of Flight.

Kerevan was educated at Kingsridge Secondary School in Drumchapel, and the University of Glasgow, graduating with a First-class MA degree in political economy. He held academic posts at Napier College (from 1992, Napier University), including Senior Lecturer in Economics, from 1975-2000. His speciality was energy economics.

He was in the International Marxist Group in his younger days, before serving as a Labour councillor in Edinburgh from 1984 to 1996. In 1996 he joined the Scottish National Party,[1] and was their candidate in Edinburgh East in the 2010 General Election where he came second to Sheila Gilmore of Scottish Labour.

George Kerevan is the SNP Candidate for the East Lothian Constituency at the 2015 UK general election.

He is the co-author with Alan Cochrane of Scottish Independence: Yes or No, published in April 2014.


  • Kerevan, George (1985). The case for Scottish coal. 
  • Kerevan, George (1986). The case for retaining an European coal industry: a critical response to the EEC Coal Directorate's close-and-import plan as laid out in COM (85)251 and COM (85)525. 
  • Kerevan, George (1987). The case for retaining Seafield: a special report on Seafield Colliery and the reasons why Seafield coal is vital to Scotland's energy future. 
  • Kerevan, George (1988). Scottish coalfields study 1988. Scottish Coal Project. 
  • Kerevan, George; Scottish Coal Project (1988). A plan for Scotland's energy future. Scottish Coal Project. 


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