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Michelle O’Neill becomes first nationalist Northern Ireland FM

Michelle O’Neill became the first Sinn Féin First Minister of Northern Ireland (NI) on 3 February 2024. This comes after the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) announced their willingness to return…

SNP MIA: What happened to the University’s SNP society?

On 28 January, The Student published survey results showing that 57 per cent of Scottish students at the University of Edinburgh would vote in favour of Scottish independence. Despite there…

In Conversation with Tommy Sheppard MP

The Student spoke to Tommy Sheppard, Scottish National Party (SNP) MP for Edinburgh East, on wide-ranging topics from independence to the housing crisis to his stand-up comedy club ‘The Stand’.…

Private members Bill introduced to split Lord Advocate role 

Joanna Cherry, MP of the Scottish National Party (SNP), presented the Ten Minute Rule Bill, a private members Bill, in the House of Commons on 10 January which would enable…

Scottish Politics: the year in review

Holyrood had a tumultuous and chaotic year; seeing two First Ministers, a myriad of court cases, a host of party defections and a number of arrested politicians. The year started…

Alex Salmond launches legal action against Scottish Government

Content warning: mention of sexual violence Former SNP First Minister (FM) Alex Salmond is pursuing legal action against the Scottish Government over alleged mishandling of sexual misconduct claims in 2018.…

Yousaf backs Health Secretary Michael Matheson amid iPad scandal

First Minister Humza Yousaf has declared that he does not believe he was misled by Health Secretary Michael Matheson amid an £11,000 data roaming controversy. On Thursday 16 November Matheson…

Does Matheson’s iPad blunder prove that politicians are just stupid?

As a history student, I know all too well the importance of avoiding making sweeping generalisations about politicians based on the actions of one individual. But I ask you on…