She said the party was ‘diverging from the commitments (they) made’
The split comes just over a year after Regan from her ministerial position over opposition to the Gender Reform Recognition bill, and just over seven months after losing the SNP leadership bid.
Humza Yousaf said […] the defection was “no great loss to the SNP”
SNP leader and Scottish First Minister Humza Yousaf said in the Scottish parliament that the defection was “no great loss to the SNP”.
However, the news has come just after a major defeat for the party in the Rutherglen and Hamilton West , and has shown only fifty-five percent of previous SNP voters would vote for them again in a potential general election.
Scottish independence […] the most important issue for Scottish voters
Regan is not the only SNP member to defect to Alba, with councillor Chris Cullen shortly after, and Alba MP Neale Hanvey alluding to more shifts, stating it was ‘not a single event.’
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