Scotland’s Humza Yousaf resigns – The Washington Post | EUROtoday

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LONDON — The chief of Scotland, First Minister Humza Yousaf, abruptly resigned Monday, roiling Scottish politics earlier than basic elections later this yr.

Yousaf additionally served as head of the Scottish National Party (SNP), which has been battered by monetary scandal.

Announcing his resignation from the rostrum at Bute House, his official residence, Yousaf stated he felt Scottish independence, his social gathering’s long-held purpose, was “frustratingly close.” But in actuality, after 17 years in energy, the SNP’s dream appears as out of attain as ever.