In March 2017, Nicola Sturgeon announced plans for a second referendum on Scottish Independence that would be held between the autumn of 2018 and the spring of 2019, but the General Election saw the SNP lose 21 seats to different … Continue reading IndyRef2 has been postponed, but what now?
In the 2015 General Election, the Scottish National Party achieved a landslide victory in Scotland, winning 56/59 seats. Although, in the 2017 Election, the party lost 21 seats, and were left with 35. The SNP lost seats to Scottish Labour, … Continue reading What do the SNP’s losses mean for Scottish politics?
For the most part of my life it was unimaginable, the Conservatives were never seen to be a popular party in Scotland and have always came behind Labour and the Scottish National Party, but no more. Over recent years the … Continue reading The rise of the Scottish Conservatives
The media have reported that First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) Nicola Sturgeon has announced that she has plans for a second referendum on Scotland’s Independence in 2018 or 2019. During a press conference … Continue reading Is Scottish Independence less or more likely?
Christopher Costello is also standing for election in the constituency of Airdrie and Shotts in North Lanarkshire in the upcoming elections to the Scottish Youth Parliament. I met with him and asked him the same 14 questions about the campaign, and … Continue reading SYP Interview: Christopher Costello
Ryan McGuigan is standing for election in the constituency of Airdrie and Shotts in North Lanarkshire in the upcoming elections to the Scottish Youth Parliament. I decided to meet with him and ask him 14 questions, focusing on the campaign, … Continue reading SYP Interview: Ryan McGuigan
If you follow the blog on social media you will be aware that I am currently covering the upcoming elections to the Scottish Youth Parliament. As a young person living in Scotland this is an important issue to me, and … Continue reading Upcoming Content: SYP Elections