Profile: Ruth Wishart


Journalist and broadcaster Ruth Wishart has won many awards for her columns over the years. She writes mainly about Scottish and UK politics, but also covers American elections, and a diverse range of social issues. Glaswegian born and bred, she currently lives in Argyll.

Latest articles from Ruth Wishart

The Yes family does not like being taken for granted
Ruth Wishart writes for National Extra
Queen Elizabeth greets her son, the Duke of Rothesay, at a 1990 event
A supporter of Alba encourages people to back the SNP in the constituency vote ahead of the Holyrood election
Ian Blackford in the House of Commons
Boris Johnson's government has told the BBC to extol the virtues of 'British values' – but are they really something to be proud of?
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove during a visit to the Port of Dover
Outspoken Conservative MSP Annie Wells was elected with just 2687 votes
Michael Gove represents the sleekit tendency – a man with a grasp of the relevant facts who displays selective amnesia when using them in interviews
Scotland has had its fill of Old Etonians – including Boris Johnson