Westminster leaders 'missing' in devolution debate

 

Commenting on the House of Commons debate today – in which the devolution of more powers to Scotland following the referendum was the main business, but not one of the Westminster party leaders who signed the Vow promising more powers for Scotland even turned up – SNP Westminster Leader Angus Robertson MP said:    

 

Westminster Command Paper fails to reflect 'vow'

The Scottish National Party has described the UK government’s Command Paper as inadequate and "behind the pace" of what the people of Scotland want, as it even falls short of the promises made in Westminster’s ‘Vow’ two days before the referendum.

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Broadcasters' debate proposal utterly unacceptable

Rejecting the proposals by the network broadcasting organisations to hold a series of three General Election debates which exclude the Scottish National Party (with the BBC merely offering one Scottish debate), SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson MP said:

"These proposals will be utterly unacceptable to any democrat.

New report backs votes at sixteen

The SNP has welcomed the findings of a new study which suggests the right to vote should be extended to 16 and 17 year olds for all elections – and has called on all parties to back moves to allow Scotland’s young people to take part in the democratic process.

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Anger in England shows need for Scottish choices

The anger amongst NHS staff in England over Westminster’s failure to award staff a 1% pay increase has underlined the importance of being able to make major decisions in Scotland.

SNP flying high as UKIP struggles in Scotland

 

An analysis of the YouGov Scottish sub samples from this week's polling shows the SNP extending its lead in voting intentions for the Westminster elections, while UKIP struggles to make any impact in Scotland.

 

SNP flying high as UKIP struggles in Scotland

 

An analysis of the YouGov Scottish sub samples from this week's polling shows the SNP extending its lead in voting intentions for the Westminster elections, while UKIP struggles to make any impact in Scotland.