What do the SNP’s losses mean for Scottish politics?

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?

Is Scottish Independence less or more likely?

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?

SYP Interview: Christopher Costello

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