Welcome to The Press and Journal’s politics morning briefing, it’s everything you need to know about politics in our region, and across the country, before you start your day.
New this morning:
- Scotland goes to the polls: All you need to know about voting in an election like no other.
- Exclusive: Boris Johnson ‘unfit’ to be Prime Minister, poll shows.
- Scottish election: Poll shows how Holyrood parties are trusted to run the economy, schools and health.
- NHS consultant roles going unfilled, Lib Dems warn.
- Royal Navy ships patrolling Jersey amid post-Brexit fishing rights row.
Coming up today:
- Polls open at 7am as Scots elect 129 MSPs.
- Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar will vote at his local polling station in Pollokshields.
- Scottish Greens co-leader Lorna Slater votes in Edinburgh, while Patrick Harvie will be at at Notre Dame Primary School.
- Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross will vote in Moray.
- Alba Party leader will be in Fraserburgh.
In case you missed it
- Nicola Sturgeon: I hope this is the last election before independence.
- Polling day weather: Will rain wash away SNP hopes of majority?
- Gordon Brown: SNP will never solve Scotland’s problems.
- Nicola Sturgeon vows to prevent post-oil ‘devastation’.
- Police say e-scooters ‘still illegal’ after first minister pictured on one.
- SNP majority ‘hangs in the balance’ as final polls paint inconsistent picture.
- Scottish election: After four Survation polls, here’s what we know.
- Willie Rennie aims high in final push for target Highland seat.