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John Swinney

John Ramsay Swinney (born 13 April 1964) is a Scottish politician serving as Deputy First Minister of Scotland since 2014 and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills since 2016. A member of the Scottish National Party (SNP), Swinney has also served as the Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for Perthshire North since 2011, having previously represented North Tayside from 1999 to 2011. Swinney served in the British House of Commons as Member of Parliament... Wikipedia

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

Articles tagged john swinney

  • April 8th 2021
  • 'A real battle': Aberdeenshire mum calls for support for children too sick with long Covid to return to school

  • Nicola Sturgeon to unveil free breakfast and lunch plan for every primary school pupil

  • Largest teaching union warns schools against prelim-style exam 'diets'

  • Free school meal pledges as SNP and Labour promise to tackle poverty

  • April 5th 2021
  • Scotland records 248 new cases of Covid-19 - but no additional deaths

  • Digital vaccine passports being considered by Holyrood as PM launches mass testing

  • Spotlight on Nicola Sturgeon - how did she do on issues such as education and housing?

  • April 4th 2021
  • Coronavirus in Scotland: 343 new cases reported across Easter weekend

  • Scots urged to stick to the rules as lockdown eases further and cases rise by 343 overnight

  • April 2nd 2021
  • John Swinney calls 'obscene' images projected in Perth 'juvenile distractions'

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