Scottish election campaign set to restart on Tuesday

Scottish politicians will consider a ‘motion of condolence’ in Holyrood on Monday following the death of Prince Philip as election campaigning is suspended until Tuesday.

Scottish political parties are set to resume campaigning on Tuesday

The Scottish Parliament will meet in hybrid form from 11am to 11.25am with speeches from each of the main parties.

Due to the Duke of Edinburgh’s death, all parties agreed to suspend campaigning on Friday.

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The Scottish Conservatives have suspended their campaign until Tuesday, April 13, and will suspend their campaign again on the day of Prince Philip’s funeral, April 17.

Scottish Labour and the Scottish Liberal Democrats have also suspended their campaign until Tuesday.

The SNP also have suspended their campaign, as have the Scottish Greens.

Alba Party said their “public-facing campaigning” including “leafleting and loudspeakering” would be halted “over the weekend”, with the same applying on the day of the funeral.

All for Unity’s campaign was suspended until Sunday, with physical campaigning suspended until Monday.

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