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At SNP conference, the party of government fashioned themselves as the party of progress

The SNP enjoyed some creative license at their party conference. But can they capitalise on anti-Brexit feeling—without losing support?

By Dominic Hinde  

The Scottish Tories are in retreat—and it's Sturgeon's party that will benefit. Photo: PA

Peter McNally has the kind of political access most journalists at a party conference can only dream of. The freelance art photographer, who cut his teeth shooting music and fashion, came to prominence in 2014 as he travelled the country photographing the “Yes” campaign to leave the UK. When Nicola Sturgeon took over the SNP leadership he was brought in not only to produce press photos—many of which have become iconic images—but to provide an intimate…

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