Donald Stewart

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Donald Stewart famously described the Scottish National Party as ‘a radical party with a revolutionary aim’. He himself could not be described as a radical, with his time as leader of the Parliamentary Party and as Party
President characterised by his calm, laid - back, undramatic
approach, always charming and courteous, but all the while unflinching in his be liefs and his commitment to both Scottish independence and his constituency of the Western Isles. Although his political stance was revolutionary, he did not look, act or talk like a revolutionary, and he was quick to emphasise that the SNP had always opposed any road other than the democratic one.......
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationScottish National Party Leaders
EditorsJames Mitchell, Gerry Hassan
PublisherBiteback Publishing
ISBN (Print)1785900927, 9781785900921
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sept 2016


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