Ruth Davidson has said her return to politics after maternity leave will “fire the starting gun” for the 2021 Holyrood elections.
SNP MP Pete Wishart is to launch a bid to be the next House of Commons Speaker.
SNP members defied the party leadership yesterday to fast-track the setting up of a new currency in an independent Scotland.
The SNP's depute leader and Scotland's Finance Secretary have called on their party to back their plan to win independence, including creating a new Scottish currency within five years of leaving the UK.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has called for Scots to be given the opportunity to vote on independence "in the lifetime of this Scottish Parliament" if the UK leaves the EU.
Former BBC presenter and journalist Gavin Esler is to stand for the newly formed Change UK party at the European Parliamentary elections.
The Scottish Government is continuing to plan for the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal despite the extension of the Brexit deadline.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been told by a third of his MPs that he must secure a fresh referendum in any Brexit deal he reaches with Theresa May.
MPs' failure to agree on any of the Brexit options put to them has heightened speculation at Westminster that a general election may be the only route out of the chaos.
Theresa May was yesterday planning how to force MPs to vote on her Brexit deal for a fourth time as support for alternatives were canvassed across party lines.
Politicians are being blasted for "letting British business down" over their handling of Brexit.