The inside track


Energy Minister outlines how unfair grid charges are to blame, as published in today's Courier 

Feb 26th, 2015

Please find below the text of the speech from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, opening today’s debate in the Scottish Parliament, calling for the immediate publication of the report of the Chilcot Inquiry into the war in Iraq.

Jan 29th, 2015

Events last week in Paris have stunned the world and shocked all of us on so many different levels, says Nicola Sturgeon.

Jan 13th, 2015

See below the text of a letter from Nicola Sturgeon, which sets out key messages of the party's General Election campaign. The letter refers to an advert which will appear in newspapers in Scotland on Monday, and represents the SNP's campaign stepping up at the start of the New...

Jan 4th, 2015

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has paid her respects to all those affected by yesterday’s tragic accident in Glasgow.

Dec 23rd, 2014

First Minister comments on George Square incident

Dec 23rd, 2014

Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons a Global Priority 

Dec 8th, 2014

No camp in a spin as NHS scare story backfires, says SNP Health Chief Alex Neil.

Sep 16th, 2014

Angela Constance has taken part in her first Yes Night In - a chance to invite Yes voting, No voting and undecided friends and family to discuss the opportunities of a Yes vote.

Aug 30th, 2014

Yes Vote – Pete Wishart, SNP Westminster Home Affairs Spokesman

With independence, Scotland will have the full range of powers needed for a positive and sensible approach to immigration.


May 18th, 2014