SNP, Plaid & Greens continue progressive alliance

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood and Green Party MP Caroline Lucas have today confirmed that the three parties will work together as a progressive alliance in Westminster. 

SNP welcome Labour u-turn on 16/17 year olds

The SNP are calling on Labour to re-think their shared opposition with the Tories to allowing EU nationals resident in the UK to vote in the referendum on EU membership.

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Business pledge to promote Living Wage + fair work

The Scottish Government’s latest action to work in partnership with business to promote fair work and economic growth has been welcomed today – as the First Minister made clear her commitment to a “distinctive Scottish approach to growth” with fairness and equality at its heart.

SNP call on Labour to challenge Tory austerity


The Scottish National Party has called on Labour to use a House of Commons debate to challenge the Tories on austerity.

Labour will have the opportunity to choose debate topics for each of the five themed Queen’s Speech debates over the next week.

More questions for Carmichael on leaked memo

The SNP is today reiterating calls for a formal investigation by the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards into the behaviour of Alistair Carmichael – as the former Secretary of State claimed in an interview he had not seen the leaked memo about Nicola Sturgeon's conversation with the French Ambassador before authorising the leak.

Call for statement on Mediterranean migrant crisis

The Scottish National Party has called on Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs, to make an urgent statement to Parliament on the Mediterranean refugee crisis.

EU citizens must not be silenced by UK Government

SNP MSP and Minister for Europe and International Development Humza Yousaf and SNP MSP Christian Allard are today calling for EU citizens living in Scotland to have the right to vote in the EU referendum - stating that any attempts to silence them would be a ‘democratic disgrace.

SNP position on Tory Government's EU referendum


In the days since the general election, David Cameron has set his sights firmly on Europe and shortened the potential timeframe of his planned referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union.