Scottish National party (SNP)

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Ian Blackford forced to step down as leader of SNP in Westminster
Decision comes after his MPs tried to oust him and is seen as blow to Nicola Sturgeon’s authority

Pippa Crerar Political editor

01, Dec, 2022 @6:49 PM

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SNP MP faces inquiry for exposing how Nadine Dorries avoided punishment for misleading MPs – UK politics as it happened
MPs vote for John Nicolson to face privileges investigation amid Commons anger over releasing Dorries-related exchange with Speaker

Andrew Sparrow

29, Nov, 2022 @6:02 PM

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Whitehall chief looking at whether to stop civil service work on Scotland vote
Scotland secretary tells MPs Simon Case is considering issue related to would-be independence referendum

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

28, Nov, 2022 @9:22 PM

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Robert Jenrick says migrants with diphtheria symptoms will no longer be dispersed around country – as it happened
Immigration minister confirms 50 cases of diphtheria linked to Manston asylum accommodation

Andrew Sparrow

28, Nov, 2022 @5:40 PM

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Sturgeon’s plans to reform gender law could leave Tories as the champions of women’s rights | Sonia Sodha
The Scottish leader must take heed of changing views on the treatment of gender dysphoria

Sonia Sodha

27, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The question of Scottish independence is not going away | Letters
Letters: The Scottish electorate will be able to make their views clear at the next general election, writes Mark McKergow, while Donald MacKay asks how can a voluntary union of nations be impossible to leave?

25, Nov, 2022 @5:42 PM

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Scottish independence activists urge Sturgeon to ‘trust yes movement’
Campaigners support first minister’s ‘de facto referendum’ plan, while MPs and MSPs struggle to unite behind it

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

24, Nov, 2022 @6:16 PM

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Why this supreme court ruling presents an opportunity for Scottish nationalists | Rory Scothorne
The judgment says one thing constitutionally – but it’s a backhanded recognition of the power of popular resistance, says Rory Scothorne, a historian and writer based in Edinburgh

Rory Scothorne

24, Nov, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Scottish opposition parties reject SNP’s plan to treat election as referendum
Nicola Sturgeon says making general election a de facto vote on independence is only lawful way for Scots to express their will

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

24, Nov, 2022 @11:58 AM

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‘The law is an ass!’ Street protests after ruling in Scotland independence case
Yes signs, bagpipes and Saltire on parade as mainly anti-Westminster crowd gathers at Holyrood

Rachael Revesz

23, Nov, 2022 @9:46 PM

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Hundreds gather at Holyrood after Scottish government loses independence referendum case – UK politics live
Rallies in Edinburgh and across country after ruling says Scottish parliament cannot hold independence referendum without Westminster approval

Nadeem Badshah (now) ,Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

23, Nov, 2022 @8:59 PM

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The Guardian view on Scotland and the constitution: a crisis is brewing | Editorial
Editorial: A supreme court ruling against Nicola Sturgeon’s referendum plans clarifies the challenge ahead for unionists


23, Nov, 2022 @7:01 PM

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