Parliament



Rector candidates lose bid for SNP candidacy for 2021 Scottish parliamentary election

2nd December 2020

Junaid Ashraf and Graham Campbell both lost their bids for the candidacy in Glasgow Cathcart and Edinburgh Western respectively. Scottish National Party councillors (SNP) and candidates for Rector Junaid Ashraf and Graham Campbell have lost their bid to be selected by the SNP for the Glasgow Cathcart and Edinburgh Western seats respectively in next year’s ...


Anna Soubry calls for “sensible people to take back control” in an interview with Kezia Dugdale

10th October 2020

The former Conservative and Change UK MP was the latest guest in the online Power Hour series. The latest in the John Smith Centre’s Power Hour series saw former MP Anna Soubry deliver an interview that focused on her route into politics. She also addressed the state of the Conservative party and her opinion on ...


John Smith Parliamentary internship open for 2021 candidates

9th October 2020

The programme targets students from BAME and disadvantaged backgrounds, to shadow a local MSP in their work for 10 weeks. The University of Glasgow’s John Smith Centre has opened applications for its 2021 Scottish Parliamentary Internship Programme.  The centre, created in 2014 to promote and celebrate vocations in public service, is entering its fourth year ...