The inside track

Plans to transform childcare in Scotland after independence and bring it up to European standards will make a vital difference to parents and children alike. Shirley-Anne Somerville explains why.

Nov 27th, 2013

The publication of the Scottish Government’s blueprint for independence is history in the making. In this blog, Shirley-Anne Somerville reflects on how this hugely important document spells out what a Yes vote will mean - and why we should be excited.

Nov 26th, 2013

Nicola Sturgeon pledges to support Scottish shipbuilding no matter what the outcome of the referendum - and says that all Scottish politicians should do likewise.

Nov 14th, 2013

SNP MSP Sandra White has hailed Women's Aid on their 40th anniversary and praised their work in giving victims the support and protection they need to help rebuild their lives.

Nov 5th, 2013

Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning Michael Russell address to SNP Conference

Oct 20th, 2013

Cabinet Secretary for Justice Kenny MacAskill address to SNP Conference

Oct 20th, 2013

Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing Alex Neil MSP conference address.

Oct 19th, 2013

First Minister Alex Salmond address SNP Conference 2013 in Perth, saying "if not us, then who? If not now, then when? We are the independence generation, and our time is now."

Oct 19th, 2013

Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment Richard Lochhead address to SNP Conference

Oct 19th, 2013

Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP's address to SNP Conference.

Oct 18th, 2013