Profile: Shona Craven

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Columnist & Community Editor

Shona edits the National Conversation section of the paper and also writes a weekly Prime Minister's Questions sketch and a Friday column, which usually takes a sideways look at the week's developments in Scottish, UK and international politics.

Latest articles from Shona Craven

Brooke Shields stars in A Castle for Christmas on Netflix, which is set in a fictional Scotland
COP26 delegates got free passes that allowed them to travel across transport systems
An alien crash-landing in London might find the House of Commons less than magical
Smart meters were supposed to put us in control, but they aren’t very smart after all
Exposure to Tourettes’s videos has been linked to girls developing tics during the pandemic
Sajid Javid’s focus on face-to-face appointments ignores the crisis of staff shortages
Bizarrely, it falls to Facebook’s Nick Clegg (pictured with CEO Mark Zuckerberg) to defend it
Those who survived R Kelly’s abuse gave harrowing testimony in court
Former prime minister Gordon Brown
France was the midwife of American independence – now Emmanuel Macron can do the same for Scotland