- Humza Yousaf narrowly won the SNP leadership election despite the majority of the party's establishment supporting him.
- The SNP is known for its loyalty and discipline, but internal divisions have become more visible.
- Yousaf's win reflects a changing mood within the SNP, with the party becoming more divided and prone to infighting.
- Yousaf's lack of a clear strategy for achieving Scottish independence may hinder his ability to maintain SNP's electoral victories.
- The SNP's failed attempt to change the process of securing a gender recognition certificate has led to public expressions of disagreement and internal divisions.
Financial Times — World — Scottish National Party — Stephen Bush — Scottish Independence — Humza Yousaf
Humza Yousaf should beware the SNP’s new infighting habit
Humza Yousaf barely won the SNP leadership election, reflecting a changing mood within the party with more visible internal divisions and less loyalty. SNP's failed attempt to change the gender recognition process has led to more public expressions of disagreement.