NINE hustings events have been confirmed for the SNP’s leadership election, with eight set to take place in-person across Scotland.

One will take place exclusively online, for those unable to travel to see the candidates discuss the big issues of the race.

It comes after it was confirmed that Kate Forbes, Ash Regan and Humza Yousaf all received the required nominations - 100 from at least 20 branches across Scotland - by the Friday midday deadline.

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Members will be able to book a maximum of two tickets for one hustings, with attendees required to show their membership card plus a ticket to access the events.

The dates and locations are as follows:

March 1, 7-9pm – Central Scotland: Cumbernauld Theatre at Lanternhouse
March 3, 6.30-8.30 – Mid Scotland and Fife: Rothes Hall, Glenrothes
March 4, 1-3pm – Highlands and Islands: Eden Court, Inverness
March 5, 1-3pm – Online
March 6, 7-9pm – South Scotland: Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries
March 8, 7-9pm – West Scotland: Johnstone Town Hall
March 10, 6.30-8.30pm – Lothians: Corn Exchange, Edinburgh
March 11, 1-3pm – Glasgow: University of Strathclyde
March 12, 1-3pm – North East: Tivoli Theatre Company, Aberdeen