The Rise of the SNP


The Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) were once a fringe party in politics and at times in laughing stock, but in recent years have gained traction and in 2015 they shocked the world by winning 54 of the 59 Scottish seats in the UK general election.

In The Rise of the SNP (2015) Sarah Smith charts the parties meteoric rise from their humble beginnings in 1934 all the way up to their current status as the third biggest party in British politics by number of seats.

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