The inside track

First Minister and leader of the Scottish National Party Alex Salmond opened the party's 79th Annual National Conference

Oct 17th, 2013

SNP Defence Spokesperson Angus Robertson writes on the case for enhanced terms and conditions for armed forces personnel in an independent Scotland, ahead of a debate at SNP Conference.

Oct 13th, 2013

Leading a debate praising the work of the Teenage Cancer Trust, Aileen McLeod has said the signs of cancer in young people are often missed because they are similar to other, less harmful problems. She highlighted the fact that on average in Scotland, 203 teenagers and young adults will be...

Oct 2nd, 2013

SNP MSP Gordon MacDonald highlighted the work that Al-Anon Family Groups do to support people in Scotland with alcohol related issues in the Scottish Parliament this week. Here, he describes the vital work they have done in communities across Scotland over the past 60 years.

Sep 25th, 2013

SNP MSP James Dornan raised the issue of empowering more people, disabled and otherwise, in to politics in the Scottish Parliament. Here, he describes why this is vital so that the decisions made in the Scottish Parliament have the best interests and the experience of all our citizens at its...

Sep 17th, 2013

SNP MSP Christina McKelvie raised the issue of revenge porn in parliament. Here she describes how the use and abuse of technology to perpetrate domestic abuse is a growing concern.

Sep 11th, 2013

Figures show Scottish universities delivering for students

Aug 30th, 2013

 

Scotland’s football clubs are making young people their business as part of a week of activity to support young people into employment. 

Aug 30th, 2013

Allison Hunter, the SNP's former National Organiser and Glasgow City Councillor, passed away on 23rd July after a long period of illness.

Jul 26th, 2013

Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has written to Vince Cable, UK Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills calling on him to withdraw the latest anti-independence paper after it was found to have serious flaws. Here, Ms Sturgeon states why Westminster must ensure the No campaign...

Jul 1st, 2013