Author: John Swinney

Born in Edinburgh in 1964. John joined the SNP in 1979, and has over his many years of service to the party held a number of posts at both a local and national level. In 2024, John was elected unanimously to be SNP Leader, and then elected by the Scottish Parliament to serve as Scotland’s seventh First Minister.

To build a better Scotland In recent days, as we mark the 25th anniversary of the first elections to the Scottish Parliament, I have read many…