But opinion polls suggest the party may not achieve an outright majority and could seek a pro-independence coalition.
A committee has found Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon “misled” the nation’s parliament over sexual assault allegations against her predecessor Alex Salmond.
A record number of people now support independence for Scotland. A new Ipsos MORI poll puts the number of Scottish residents who want to leave the union at the highest level ever recorded.
As the UK formally leaves the EU on Friday, Scotland's First Minister is to stress that Scots overwhelmingly voted against Brexit and that they should thus be allowed to hold a new independence referendum.
Boris Johnson visited northeastern England on Saturday, the region that handed him an impressive victory in Thursday's election.