Profile: Lesley Riddoch



I have been an award-winning broadcaster and journalist for more than 30 years focusing on politics, domestic policy and land reform. I won the Saltire Society’s Fletcher of Saltoun Award 2020 for contribution to public life and was named Independence Campaigner of the Year by The National newspaper. I’ve written several books, presented four films on Scotland’s Nordic/Baltic neighbours, and am Director of the Nordic Horizons policy group. I write for the Herald on Mondays.

Latest articles from Lesley Riddoch

How long will privatising Boris Johnson, turn a blind eye to nationalising Nicola Sturgeon?
One of two men are released from the back of an Immigration Enforcement van accompanied by Mohammad Asif, director of the Afghan Human Rights Foundation, in Kenmure Street, Glasgow which is surrounded by protesters.                            Picture:
Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar      Photograph by Colin Mearns
Stormont. Photo: PA
Prime Minister Boris Johnson
Community Wealth Building made an appearance in the SNP’s programme for government last year prompting councils like Glasgow City to trial small, pilot projects
Youths fire fireworks at the PSNI on the Springfield road, during further unrest in Belfast
Lesley Riddoch: This is a proxy independence election ... it’s all about the journey, not the destination
Alex Salmond alba party launch video grab.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon                  Picture: Fraser Bremner/Daily Mail/PA Wire