Women Hold Up Half the Sky

Selected Speeches of Nicola Sturgeon

A selection of speeches featuring a diverse range of topics by First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon.
Date Published :
July 2021
Publisher :
Sandstone Press
Editor :
Robert Davidson
Contributor(s) :
Val McDermid
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781913207601
Pages : 320
Dimensions : 8.5 X 5.4 inches
Stock Status : In stock


The first woman to be elected First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon's impact on the future of Scotland and the United Kingdom makes her words essential reading.

One of the world’s most experienced political leaders, Nicola Sturgeon was elected First Minister of Scotland in November 2014. In this selection of her speeches she discusses diverse matters such as education, human rights, equality, infrastructure, food banks, and the European Union.

About The Author

Val McDermid is one of the biggest names in crime writing. Her novels have been translated into 40 languages, sold over 16 million copies worldwide.


“While Sturgeon is a household name in Scotland, this book gifts her voice to a wider audience. Her messages and concerns may be Scottish through and through, but her progressive, caring, and committed perspective stands to resonate the world over.” 

- Foreword Reviews

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