Scottish National party (SNP)

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Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry found guilty of embezzlement
Jury finds she took almost £25,000 from women’s pro-independence group and local party branch

Libby Brooks

12, May, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Sinn Féin becomes largest party in Northern Ireland assembly – as it happened
With Sinn Féin set to become the biggest party at Stormont for the first time, O’Neill says the results mark a ‘new era’ for ‘our politics and for our people’

Nadeem Badshah (now) and Christy Cooney (earlier)

07, May, 2022 @8:45 PM

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Boris Johnson sighed in relief – then the message from UK local elections took hold
The Liberal Democrats and Labour enjoyed a surge in the polls that raised constitutional issues as well as weakening the PM

Toby Helm, Michael Savage & Tom Wall

07, May, 2022 @6:45 PM

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Elections 2022: live council results for England, Scotland and Wales
As the final votes are counted, heavy Conservative losses are tempered by a mixed picture for Labour while Lib Dems and the Greens perform well. The SNP continues to dominate in Scotland and Plaid Cymru gain seats in their heartlands and beyond

Niels de Hoog, Seán Clarke and Anna Leach

07, May, 2022 @4:07 PM

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In Scotland, the SNP still reign supreme – but the Conservatives have fallen from grace | Rory Scothorne
At the ballot box voters ‘boaked’ at voting Tory, serving huge wins to Labour, which is now Scotland’s second party

Rory Scothorne

07, May, 2022 @9:57 AM

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Local elections 2022: Tories lose hundreds of seats to Labour and Lib Dems – as it happened
PM insists ‘mixed’ results also included some ‘remarkable gains’ for Conservatives; Labour, Lib Dems and Greens celebrate key wins

Nicola Slawson (now) Andrew Sparrow and Helen Livingstone (earlier)

06, May, 2022 @10:20 PM

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Labour takes second place in Scottish elections as Tory vote plummets
Party becomes closest challenger to SNP after gains including West Dunbartonshire and near-upset in Glasgow

Severin Carrell in Stornoway and Libby Brooks in Glasgow

06, May, 2022 @6:01 PM

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Byelections: will recent scandals at Westminster cause upsets at the polls?
Voters may choose to punish governing party in two forthcoming contests, as they have in previous byelections

Kevin Rawlinson

02, May, 2022 @5:35 PM

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The Guardian view on Scotland’s May elections: Labour’s electoral gamble | Editorial
Editorial: If Scottish Labour cannot recover because of constitutional polarisation, it’s hard to see how Sir Keir Starmer can win a majority in Westminster


01, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Ukraine war will not affect independence poll date, says Sturgeon
First minister refuses to rule out court action after being ordered to publish legal advice on second referendum

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

01, May, 2022 @1:09 PM

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Nicola Sturgeon reported to police over Covid law violation
Social media video shows first minister not wearing mask during campaign visit to East Kilbride barber’s

Harry Taylor and agency

17, Apr, 2022 @4:33 PM

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Scottish Labour sees chance of revival as polls show voters turn from Tories
Leader Anas Sarwar is confident of gains in May elections, amid predictions the party could come second to SNP

Severin Carrell

09, Apr, 2022 @2:00 PM

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