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Electoral test for the SNP and Labour in Rutherglen and Hamilton West

19th September 2023

How will new SNP leader Humza Yousaf fare as the people of Rutherglen and Hamilton West take to the polls? The constituents of Rutherglen and Hamilton West will go to the polls on Thursday 5 October to participate in a closely contested by-election, triggered by the removal of their former MP Margaret Ferrier. Almost 15% ...

A beginners’ guide to Glasgow’s politics

7th September 2023

What role will younger generations play in shaping the city’s political future? With Scotland enduring some of the most turbulent and pivotal events in its political timeline over recent months, change may just be in the pipeline for Glasgow. And with just under a quarter (23.8%) of the city’s population aged 16 to 29, its ...