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Who will substitute Nicola Sturgeon as Scotland’s subsequent first minister? – podcast | Information

When Nicola Sturgeon introduced her imminent departure from the management of the Scottish Nationwide get together, she assured her supporters that there was a wealth of expertise vying to take her place.

As Scotland correspondent Libby Brooks tells Hannah Moore, the ensuing management contest has been a interval of chilly realisation for a lot of supporters of Scottish independence. Not solely do they not have a successor with something just like the stature of Sturgeon, the candidates are divided on financial in addition to social insurance policies and even the very best path to independence.

For a celebration that has grown used to success on the poll field in addition to iron inside self-discipline, it has been a bracing contest that’s now within the arms of the get together’s membership. On 27 March, they’ll announce a brand new chief and maybe the destiny of their get together.

SNP leadership candidates Humza Yousaf, Ash Regan and Kate Forbes during the SNP leadership debate at the Tivoli Theatre Company in Aberdeen. Picture: Craig Brough/PA Wire

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