Parliamentary rules say that MPs can no longer call themselves MPs, so their old Twitter handles are up for grabs.
The SNP conference in Glasgow was notable for the incredible confidence of the party’s members.
Scotland’s first minister tells BuzzFeed News what the SNP has up its sleeve for after the election, if she thinks she’s being overshadowed by Alex Salmond, and about her love/hate relationship with Twitter.
“But if you live in Scotland definitely vote SNP,” the first minister told an LSE audience.
The first minister was called “a wee lassie with a tin helmet on” by a Labour MP.
Pro-independence tweeters have been tricked into arguing with Alex Salmond.
“Did someone mention shoe-shopping?” H/T The Guardian.
The Conservative chief whip said Salmond is preparing for a seat at the top table if Labour enter a coalition with the SNP.
“Even people as self-important as Alex Salmond have to win over the electorate,” said the deputy prime minister.
The former SNP leader wants to return to the House of Commons and push for more powers for Scotland.
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“Would I rather the SNP held the balance of power than UKIP? You’re damn right I would,” said Humza Yousaf.
It’s not quite clear how it will work, however.
The Scottish National Party, meanwhile, is predicted to win 54 seats.
“There is nothing wrong in politics in being ambitious, and if the opportunity presents itself, thinking you might like to do the top job,” she said. But first there’s a referendum to win.