Nicola Sturgeon resignation: Watch The Scotsman's political team discuss the announcement, impact on independence and First Minister's legacy
Political editor Alistair Grant, deputy political editor Conor Matchett and Westminster correspondent Alexander Brown discuss the recent background the led up to Ms Sturgeon’s announcement at Bute House on Wednesday, including the difficulties surrounding the Gender Recognition Reform Bill.
The team discuss how emotional Ms Sturgeon was during the delivery of her speech.
They also dissect the impact her decision to step down could have on both the SNP and the wider independence movement.
The merits of the runners and riders to replace Ms Sturgeon – ranging from finance secretary Kate Forbes to constitution secretary Angus Robertson – are debated, and our team lastly discuss Ms Sturgeon’s legacy – has she achieved close to what she wanted during her tenue.
The full video can be watched above.
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