European Parliament asked to investigate Coburn

The European Parliament has been asked to investigate the conduct of UKIP MEP David Coburn after he made Islamophobic remarks, comparing SNP MSP Humza Yousaf to convicted terrorist Abu Hamza.

SNP call for support on plan to help low earners

The SNP is today calling for cross-party support for Nicola Sturgeon’s plans to significantly increase the work allowance and help low-earners – and has urged the UK Government to ensure the measure is announced in this week’s budget.

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Labour rule out coalition that no one proposed

Ed Miliband has ruled out a formal coalition with the SNP – a coalition that no one was proposing.

Formal coalition with seats in the UK government has never been the preference of the SNP. Our priority instead is to stand up for Scotland's interests, and advance progressive politics across the UK.;

Miliband rules out coalition no-one was proposing

 

Commenting on the speech by Labour leader Ed Miliband in Leeds, in which he only rules out a formal coalition with the Scottish National Party, SNP leader and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said:

Humza Yousaf's welcomes you to his KILTR takeover

 

Throughout this week I’ll be in charge of the Takeover at KILTR’s Democratic Hub.

Yousaf: Cameron must rule out deal with UKIP

SNP MSP Humza Yousaf has written to Prime Minister David Cameron calling on him to officially rule out any type of post-election deal with UKIP.

Following reports that MEP David Coburn - UKIP’s only elected representative in Scotland –compared SNP MSP Humza Yousaf to convicted terrorist Abu Hamza, the SNP called on Nigel Farage to sack the disgraced politician.

Academic survey finds referendum spirit lives on

A survey carried out by researchers at the University of Edinburgh due to be published today (Monday) has found that people across Scotland are highly motivated to vote in the General Election – a legacy of last year’s referendum.

Donations pressure mounts on Danny Alexander

The SNP is today calling on Danny Alexander to return dodgy donations from a millionaire defender of tax avoidance.

The Sunday Herald today reports that Mr Alexander took £5,000 from David Giampaolo just last month.

Mr Giampaolo is the co-author of a 2012 newspaper article arguing that it is fine for companies to avoid tax.

Treasury has "serious questions to answer" on leak

The Treasury has serious questions to answer about its conduct during the referendum following reports of a link between the Treasury and the No campaign.

Humza Yousaf: UKIP must sack disgraced MEP

By Humza Yousaf MSP

David Coburn’s Islamophobic slur toward me has left me feeling angry, appalled and also deeply hurt.

It is quite unbelievable for anyone to think it is appropriate to compare me to a convicted terrorist simply because I am a Muslim.

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