The battle for a new Westminster seat merging parts of Dundee with Angus has kicked off early with two MPs squaring up on social media.
There will be some nervous politicians scouring the detail of proposed boundary changes across Courier Country.
A Dundee MSP has defended his decision to over-rule an independent commission and block controversial boundary changes in his back yard.
Fife will lose an MP and Angus split in two under new boundary proposals branded a “disgrace to democracy”.
The Dundee politician in charge of boundary reform has been branded "Gerrymandering Joe" for rejecting proposals for changes in his own city.
The Scottish Government has rejected proposals to split Dundee's Broughty Ferry council ward in two.
Broughty Ferry's councillors spoke with one voice as they welcomed the decision to save the Broughty Ferry council ward.
Dundee MSP Joe FitzPatrick has said he will only decide whether to split the Broughty Ferry council ward after "very careful consideration."
Dundee City West Joe FitzPatrick will decide whether to proceed with controversial plans to split the Broughty Ferry council ward in two.
A move to cut one of Perth’s councillors will be fiercely contested by the local authority.