Stewart Hosie

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 Boris Johnson blocked publication of the Russia report ahead of last year’s British general election. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

The British government failed to investigate whether Russia tried to influence the 2016 EU referendum despite evidence of interference in other electi(...)

Scottish National Party MP Angus Robertson is favourite to win the race to become the party’s deputy leader. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

It is not long since Scottish National Party conferences were low-key affairs held in hotels in small towns such as Oban and Dunoon. Now the SNP mee(...)

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne speaking in the  House of Commons on Tuesday. He said he would carry on with his tax credit reforms. Photograph: PA Wire

A defeat for proposed welfare cuts in Britain’s upper house of parliament was widely seen on Tuesday as a deep blow to chancellor of the exchequer Ge(...)

Scottish National Party’s Nicola Sturgeon : “I’m the leader of the SNP, I will lead negotiations. I will lead my party and hopefully I’ll continue as first minister of Scotland even after the Scottish parliamentary elections next year.” Photograph: Stringer/EPA

Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has urged voters to back the Scottish National Party (SNP) in unprecedented numbers to make Scotland’s(...)

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will tell voters elsewhere in the UK that they should welcome the SNP’s hold on power in Westminster, “not fear it.” Photograph: PA

Scotland must be able to make its own decisions about taxation and spending to fend off plans by the Conservatives to cut £30 billion from public spen(...)

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon: said blocking the privatisation of services in England would help to protect Scotland’s own independent National Health Service. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Scottish National Party MPs can vote on issues affecting the English National Health Service after the general election, Scottish first minister Ni(...)

A pro-independence campaigner dressed in a tartan kilt holds a Yes sign as voters arrive at a polling station in Forfar, near Dundee yesterday. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The Scottish independence poll was a “quite the most remarkable thing” that many, many people had ever been involved in, the Scottish National Party M(...)

Mohammed Issa  outside his supermarket in Dundee: “People should give Scotland a chance to be a success,” he says. Photograph: Mark Hennessy

Stewart Hosie, the local Scottish National Party House of Commons MP, points delightedly to Saltire flags marked with a “Yes” that hang in the wind(...)