Follow RT for the latest news on Scottish politician and current First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon. She has been in the office since 2014 and a member of Scottish Parliament since 1999. Get news and stories about her background and career. Nicola Sturgeon was a supporter of the 'Yes' campaign during the referendum for Scottish independence. In the beginning of 2018, she said that amid the "ongoing horror show" of Brexit, Scottish independence must remain an option, adding the possibility of a second referendum in autumn 2018. Don't miss news and updates on the matter of Brexit and Sturgeon attitude, actions and statements on it.