The inside track
The publication of the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee’s report on the achievability of the Scottish Government’s targets has been welcomed by the SNP.
The Chancellor must take urgent action in his Autumn Statement
A few weeks ago, I handed over the reins of the NHS to Alex Neil.
I am confident that it is in safe hands.
Being Health Secretary is a tough job, but it has also been one of the greatest privileges of my life.
The next two years will give everyone the chance to consider the opportunities that spring from a Yes vote, and the consequences that come from voting No.
All of us, on all sides of the argument are now duty bound to set out the opportunities we see for Scotland in the years and decades...
Delegates as this is my first speech to Conference in my new job as Health Secretary I want to begin by congratulating Nicola on her outstanding record as Scotland’s longest serving Health Secretary.
Nicola inherited the mess left by Andy Kerr and in the last 5 years she has nursed the...
What a pleasure to be back in the fair city of Perth. The work of Government has been on-going since we last met and the different ways in which members of the Government contribute continues.
SNP CONFERENCE ADDRESS BY MICHAEL RUSSELL MSP, CABINET SECRETARY FOR EDUCATION
Note this is not a complete text and is primarily a speaking note
First Minister Alex Salmond's address to SNP Conference
This morning at SNP Conference will see Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs update delegates on Scotland’s vibrant cultural sector.
During her speech, Fiona Hyslop MSP will say:
In May 2011, the people of Scotland made their choice. In the most traumatic economic circumstances since the Second World War, they opted to back the record, the team and the vision offered by the first Scottish National Party Government.