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John Swinney survives vote of no confidence as SNP and Green MSPs ride to his rescue

16 hours ago   |   Evening Express   |   3 articles

John Swinney has survived a Holyrood vote of no confidence despite being roundly condemned for his handling of the exams fiasco that led to thousands of pupils having their...
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Swinney survives no confidence vote after being branded a serial failure

17 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

JOHN Swinney has survived a Holyrood vote of no confidence over the Scottish exams fiasco after similar problems emerged with English school results.
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Sturgeon defends ‘honourable' Swinney amid calls for resignation

18 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

Holyrood Education Secretary John Swinney has been urged to resign over Scotland's results “shambles” as MSPs debated a motion of no confidence in him.
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As John Swinney faces a no confidence vote, a short history of who else has been subjected to one

19 hours ago   |   The Courier

The vote of no confidence in John Swinney marks only the fourth time in the history of devolution that MSPs have resorted to this mechanism to try to remove a government minister.
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SNP silent on Derek Mackay sleaze probe as it moves to replace him at Holyrood

19 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

THE SNP has refused to say if it has finished its disciplinary investigation into disgraced former Finance Secretary Derek Mackay despite moving to replace him at Holyrood.
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READERS' LETTERS: Hate crime bill, care homes scandal, Ruth return. is SNP sitting as comfortably?

22 hours ago   |   The Courier

Sir, - A few weeks ago the SNP was cruising to a landslide in the Holyrood elections and a 55% “yes” vote.
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SNP veteran Kenny MacAskill in new row over Alex Salmond probe

SNP veteran Kenny MacAskill in new row over Alex Salmond probe

1 day ago   |   Daily Record

The MP said it is 'extraordinary' no one has resigned as he called for full disclosure in documents for a Holyrood investigation.
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Nicola Sturgeon and Boris Johnson poised for 'inevitable' bitter legal row over Indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon and Boris Johnson poised for 'inevitable' bitter legal row over Indyref2

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP are still pushing for a second referendum on Scottish independence - and a legal expert has warned Holyrood and Westminster are poised for tense...
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Huge SNP opinion poll lead is an indictment of Holyrood opposition parties

Huge SNP opinion poll lead is an indictment of Holyrood opposition parties

1 day ago   |   Daily Record

Our Politics Editor Paul Hutcheon says the weakness of the SNP's rivals helps explains why they have soared to a record poll lead.
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Sturgeon snubbed: Westminster declines Holyrood request for post-Brexit Bill grilling

Sturgeon snubbed: Westminster declines Holyrood request for post-Brexit Bill grilling

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

WESTMINSTER has snubbed a request by Nicola Sturgeon's Holyrood government to answer questions from MSP's about a plan to create a UK internal market after Brexit.
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