15 Feb 2023

Looking back at Nicola Sturgeon’s career as Scotland’s longest-serving First Minister


It was notable today that many of Nicola Sturgeon’s political adversaries paid tribute to her skill as a politician; a grudging respect that the woman, who started off as a self-described ‘austere’ teenage activist in working-class Ayrshire, earned over more than three decades in politics.

Here’s a look back at the career of Scotland’s longest-serving First Minister.