Profile: Shona Craven

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Columnist & Community Editor

Shona edits the National Conversation section of the paper and also writes a weekly Prime Minister's Questions sketch and a Friday column, which usually takes a sideways look at the week's developments in Scottish, UK and international politics.

Latest articles from Shona Craven

Margaret Mitchell MSP was cut off by the committee convener several times
The Prime Minister suggested Keir Starmer should be asking about 'the issues of the hour', which in his mind don't include the bombardment on Yemen
Matt Hancock wrongly announced that women could do their own smear tests at home
The Labour leader attempted a gotcha worthy of Richard Leonard, but none of his colleagues seemed to have got the memo
'The big unveiling of this shadowy group’s big billboard urging “vaccination not separation” couldn’t have come at a worse moment'
Scotland's artists have taken inspiration from some of the nation's best loved landmarks, characters and, yes, loaves
Lord Kelvin coaster, £5, and mug, £12, www.illustrationetc.co.uk
The polls look great for Yes at the moment, but the indyref2 campaign has not yet begun and pollsters have got it badly wrong before
Boris Johnson refused to provide clarity about the furlough scheme, business rates relief, the Universal Credit uplift or the evictions ban
Ending anonymity would not be enough to curb antisocial behaviour on social media