Tribute to trailblazer
A plaque has been unveiled in memory of the politician who helped found both the Labour Party and the SNP.
Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham was a Liberal MP who became the first president of the Scottish Labour Party and, later, the SNP. Also a journalist and adventurer, he died in 1936 aged 83.
The plaque was unveiled in Port of Menteith, Perthshire, in a ceremony attended by politicians including Fiona Hyslop.
The Culture Secretary said of Graham: “His passion in pursuing the battle against inequality and injustice still resonates today.”