25 Years and Counting

Geoff co-hosted a special live recording of the Holyrood Sources podcast in front of a 400-strong crowd at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh, marking 25 years of devolution. The audience heard from three former First Ministers – Henry McLeish, Jack McConnell and Alex Salmond – politicians past and present, senior advisors and journalists who have witnessed all the key events from the first quarter century of the Scottish Parliament. The podcast is available from holyroodsources.com

Geoff Aberdein, True North Managing Partner

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