Political Parties

A Nation Changed? The SNP and Scotland Ten Years On

Author / Creator: Gerry Hassan

Media type: Book

Date published: 2017

A Nation Changed? Provides the first detailed and wide-ranging analysis of the SNP in office.


The Political Class in Scotland

Author / Creator: Michael Keating

Date published: 2020

Scottish MSPs and MPs have become more middle class and professional politicans since Devolution


Religion and Political Parties

Author / Creator: Graham Walker

Media type: Book

Date published:

Catholicism and Protestantism have had allegiance to different parties. The change of the catholic community to the SNP has had significant effects.

 


Smaller Parties

Author / Creator: Alistair Clark

Media type: Book

Date published: 2020

The effect of small parties has been to act as trailblazers for some developments but with little long term effect.


The Scottish National Party

Author / Creator: Lynn Bennie

Date published: 2020

The SNP’s ability to adapt to devolution has been key to its success, and has involved transformation of the party on a scale few political organizations experience.


The Scottish Labour Party

Author / Creator: Gerry Hassan

Date published: 2020

The recent history of the Scottish Labour Party is traced and its prospects analysed.


The Scottish Conservative Party

Author / Creator: Alan Convery

Date published: 2020

The 20th century history of the Conservative Party and its view of devolution.


New Scottish government: key takeaways from the SNP deal with the Greens

Author / Creator: Lynn Bennie

Media type: News Media

Date published:

The parties are bound by a shared belief in Scottish independence, and the deal reinforces their intent to secure a second referendum. But they are each free to develop their own vision of independence because they have different perspectives on what an independent Scotland would look like