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Fourth win for the SNP with calls for second independence referendum

The Scottish National Party is celebrating the party’s fourth consecutive victory in the Scottish parliament election after winning a near majority of 64 seats.  In Scotland’s highest ever electoral turnout, with around 63 per cent of the electorate voting, the SNP fell short of just one seat needed to secure a majority at Holyrood but […]

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The Student in conversation with Graham Hutchison, Conservative candidate for Edinburgh West

How did you first get involved with the Conservative party? When did you know you wanted to go into politics? Graham: I’ve had a lifelong interest in politics going back to when I was five or six years old; I was watching something to do with politics on the telly. I grew up in a […]

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The moral grey areas in political fundraising

In an establishment on Early Grey Street in Tollcross, customers stroll through a small but well-organised salesroom, browsing through a selection of clothes or studying the backs of used books. This place is not unlike dozens of charity shops in Edinburgh, apart from one crucial difference; signs on the shop’s entrance door and inside state […]