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Alistair Grant is political editor of The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday.

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1027 Articles
about 10 hours ago
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Why new poll shows John Swinney has had ‘little success’ in restoring SNP’s fortunes as 'dark clo...

The SNP would be left with just 17 seats, poll suggests

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about 19 hours ago
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SNP manifesto: What does it say about independence, and what does it mean?

John Swinney said a vote for the SNP would ‘intensify the pressure’ for independence

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2 days ago
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Anas Sarwar's tax pledge as Scottish Labour leader fires starting gun on First Minister bid

Mr Sarwar made the comments as he launched his party’s general election manifesto

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3 days ago
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The 5 key things to look out for in the SNP's general election manifesto

The party will launch the document later this week

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3 days ago
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Why Tony Blair says Scottish independence is ‘further away than ever'

Tony Blair, the former Labour prime minister, said people were nervous of further constitutional change

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4 days ago
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How general election opponents are battling to topple SNP’s Joanna Cherry in key Edinburgh seat

Ms Cherry is defending a majority of almost 12,000, but Labour insists it will be tight

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4 days ago
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Police Scotland has been accused of secrecy over hate crime training material

The Tories said it appeared to be a ‘continuation of a culture of secrecy and spin’

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6 days ago
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Who won the seven-way ITV general election debate? The SNP's Stephen Flynn lands some blows as Ni...

Representatives of the main political parties faced off in front of a studio audience

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7 days ago
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The key flashpoints at First Minister's Questions as John Swinney comes under pressure over the NHS

The First Minister was quizzed by opposition leaders in Holyrood

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8 days ago
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John Swinney calls Rishi Sunak ‘climate denier’ over North Sea oil and gas

The First Minister said the decision to grant 100 new licences was ‘utterly irresponsible’

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8 days ago
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John Swinney: Independence referendum within five years is ‘realistic’ if SNP wins

The First Minister said a second referendum is ‘absolutely what should happen’

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9 days ago
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Douglas Ross apologises to Scottish Tory voters over damaged campaign

The outgoing party leader said it had been a ‘challenging few days’

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