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John Swinney

John Ramsay Swinney (born 13 April 1964) is a Scottish politician who served as Deputy First Minister of Scotland from 2014 to 2023. He held various Scottish Cabinet roles under First Ministers Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon from 2007 to 2023. Swinney has served as the Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for Perthshire North since 2011, having previously represented North Tayside from 1999 to 2011. He was the Leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP)... Wikipedia

Parliamentary information
  • Government Role
    Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Covid Recovery
  • Parliament
    Scottish Parliament
  • Constituency
    Perthshire North
  • Party
    Scottish National Party

Articles tagged john swinney

  • May 11th 2023
  • Gaffe prone Renfrewshire Council left with £69m bill to fix too small school

  • May 2nd 2023
  • Scottish Government claws back £46m budget uplift for universities and colleges

  • April 28th 2023
  • SNP stalwart calls on Humza Yousaf to 'cut umbilical cord' with Nicola Sturgeon

  • April 26th 2023
  • Analysis: What will Humza Yousaf do about his predecessor?

  • April 25th 2023
  • Nicola Sturgeon says husband’s arrest was her ‘worst nightmare’

  • April 24th 2023
  • Greer accuses Jack of lying to MPs in clash over Deposit Return Scheme exemption plea

  • April 21st 2023
  • Lorna Slater steps up blame for delay to deposit return scheme on UK government

  • April 2nd 2023
  • Nicola Sturgeon laughs off having 'secret private life'

  • March 30th 2023
  • MSPs confirm Yousaf's independence and 'transgender laydees' ministers

  • March 29th 2023
  • Scotland's First Minister Humza Yousaf appoints his cabinet

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