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Nicola Sturgeon is set to resign as Scottish first minister, Sky News reported, citing a senior government official.
Her administration has faced mounting criticism over its gender legislation reforms and Sturgeon’s own handling of the sexual abuse case perpetuated by transgender woman Isla Bryson.
The Scottish government will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. London time.
Sturgeon has been Scotland’s longest-serving first minister, acting in the position and as leader of the Scottish National Party since 2014. She is the first woman to hold the Scottish leadership post.
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