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Episode 25: Scotland – In and Out of the EU

With Jenny Gilruth MSP. Jenny Gilruth MSP has been the MSP for Mid-Fife and Glenrothes since 2016, serving in the Scottish Government’s justice and education committees. Now, she serves as our minister for Culture, Europe and International Development in Holyrood. In 2014, the Better Together campaign infamously told Scotland that the only way to guarantee…

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Episode 24: The Business Case for Independence

With Michelle Thomson MSP. Joining Scotland’s Choice host this week is Michelle Thomson MSP. Currently the MSP for Falkirk East, she previously represented Edinburgh West in Westminster and also held the brief of Business, Innovation, and Skills for the SNP. During the 2014 referendum, business and the economy were, and remain, a huge part of the…

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Episode 23: Scotland’s Transport

With Gavin Newlands MP Transport plays a huge part in all of our lives. Whether it’s commuting to working, travelling for a holiday or supermarket supply chains, transport plays a vital role in modern life. SNP transport spokesperson Gavin Newlands MP joins host Drew Hendry MP on this episode of Scotland’s Choice. They discuss the…

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Episode 22: Young People

With Charlotte Armitage. Young people are a key part of the independence movement. One of the strengths of the 2014 Yes campaign’s was the grassroots element, and young people were front and centre. The YSI is the SNP’s youth wing and all members under 30 are automatically enrolled. Charlotte Armitage serves as the vice convener…

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Episode 21: Scotland’s Media

With John Nicolson MP. Scotland’s media came under much scrutiny in the run-up to the first independence referendum in 2014. John Nicolson MP is SNP spokesperson for Digital, Media, Culture, and Sport. Here, he sits down with host Drew Hendry MP to talk through the various aspects of Scotland’s media. Scotland’s national broadcaster in the…

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Episode 20: Arctic Relations

With Angus Robertson MSP. Scotland is the world’s northernmost country which isn’t technically in the Arctic region. After independence, therefore, it is vital that we look to our Arctic neighbours and form real and lasting partnerships with them. There’s also a lot that we can learn from these countries, as we are doing already with…

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