SNP: devolution winners

Craig McAngus

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The SNP’s main objective is to achieve Scottish independence. How to achieve this end has, however, existed as a long-running debate within the party, and the interaction between this debate and the prospect of a Scottish Parliament has had a major influence on this. The SNP is now a party of government and having a consistent and influential parliamentary presence has shaped both it and the Parliament within which it operates. This chapter explores the relationship between the SNP and the Scottish Parliament.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Story of the Scottish Parliament
Subtitle of host publicationThe First Two Decades Explained
EditorsGerry Hassan
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781474454926, 9781474454919
ISBN (Print)9781474454902, 9781474454896
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2019


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