Shetland MSP Tavish Scott has announced he is stepping down from politics.
The politician has been the island’s representative since the Scottish Parliament opened in 1999.
In a statement issued by the Scottish Lib Dems online, he said:
Shetland MSP @tavishscott is to leave the Scottish Parliament after 20 years of service.
Tavish said: "It has been an enormous privilege and honour to have been Shetland’s MSP since the Scottish Parliament opened in 1999." pic.twitter.com/fPhlCTX7f8
— Scottish Lib Dems (@scotlibdems) June 26, 2019