Ofcom puts postal service under more threat


Mike Weir MP SNP Postal Services Spokesperson has raised concerns about the decision by the regulator Ofcom to take no action to protect the Universal Service Obligation (USO).

FM comments on Gordon Brown

Commenting on Gordon Brown’s announcement that he is to stand down from the House of Commons at the next election, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: 

Business speech a clear signal of priorities

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s speech to business leaders today has been described as a ‘clear signal’ that strengthening Scotland’s economy is at the heart of the SNP’s agenda.

UK spending must mean real money for Scotland



SNP depute leader and Treasury spokesman Stewart Hosie MP has challenged the UK Government to deliver real investment that would bring Barnett consequentials to Scotland. This follows reports of new investment in the NHS and infrastructure by the UK Government ahead of Wednesday’s Autumn 

Nicola Sturgeon's online profile soaring

Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP are today welcoming news that Scotland's new First Minister's Facebook page is in fourth place amongst female premiers of Europe - and is also the most popular of any female politician in the UK.

Democracy undermined by Lazy Labour Lords


The SNP has today called time on the “Lazy Labour Lords” from Scotland who make no contribution but pick up hundreds of thousands of pounds in expenses.

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Poll: majority want welfare and taxes devolved

The SNP has today welcomed news of a poll showing a majority of Scots believe the Scottish Parliament should control all taxes and benefits in Scotland.

Liz Lochhead joins the SNP


Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP are today welcoming the country’s most celebrated living poet Liz Lochhead who has joined the SNP.