Keen appointment signals Tory backtrack on powers

The appointment of Scottish Tory Party Chair Richard Keen QC to the post of Advocate General for Scotland sends further clear signals of the Tories’ intention to backtrack on further powers for Scotland, the SNP has said today.

Votes for 16 & 17 year olds passes Stage One

The SNP has welcomed the Scottish Parliament’s unanimous passing of Stage One of the Reduction of Voting Age Bill, following the debate at the Scottish Parliament today.

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"SNP providing real opposition to the Tories"

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Scottish Government dairy farmers support welcomed

SNP MSP for Argyll and Bute Michael Russell has welcomed today’s Scottish Government announcement of additional support for local dairy farmers in light of recent exceptional circumstances.

Number 10 must come clean on Carmichael


The SNP has today called for 10 Downing Street to clarify exactly who knew what regarding Alistair Carmichael’s leaked memo, following reports that it refused to say whether or not David Cameron was aware of the Scotland Office plan to leak a memo with the aim of smearing Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

SNP welcome record inward investment year

The SNP has today welcomed figures reinforcing Scotland's position as the UK’s most successful inward investment area outside London.

SNP MPs wear the little white rose of Scotland

The Scottish National Party’s 56 MPs will today wear the white rose made famous by Scots poet Hugh MacDiarmid in “The Little White Rose of Scotland”, as SNP MPs and MSPs do at all Westminster and Holyrood parliament openings.