Profile: Iain Macwhirter



Iain Macwhirter is the political commentator of the The Herald and the Sunday Herald, an author and documentary film and radio presenter and a former Rector of Edinburgh University. He has worked at both the UK Parliament and Scottish Parliament, presenting the BBC2 programmes Westminster Live, Scrutiny and, from 1999, the BBC TV Holyrood Live programme from the Scottish Parliament.

Latest articles from Iain Macwhirter

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon(c) alongside her newly formed Cabinet ( Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/PA Images)
Iain Macwhirter: Britain's border problem is turning into a sick joke
The National rally for independence, George Square, Glasgow...First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks at the rally...  Photograph by Colin Mearns.2 November 2019...
Iain Macwhirter: It was an SNP landslide, but don't expect an early Indyref2
Niall Ferguson
Unpsun: Love it or list it, Scottish elections will never be the same, writes Iain Macwhirter
Iain Macwhirter: A referendum won't happen because neither side wants one
Prime Minister Boris Johnson kicks a football during a visit to the Hartlepool United Football Club, in Hartlepool, ahead of the May 6 by-election. Picture date: Friday April 23, 2021. PA Photo. Downing Street has outlined details of Boris Johnson's
Iain Macwhirter: Boris Johnson should resign for offences against interior design
Iain Macwhirter: Voters have twigged that Sturgeon is kidding about indryef2