SNP Defence spokesman Brendan O’Hara has today demanded Sir John Chilcot’s inquiry into the Iraq war must “be published as a matter of urgency”, following an admission by a senior ally of Tony Blair that the UK should not have gone to war.
The SNP is today repeating its call for an immediate moratorium on sanctions and for full powers over social security to be transferred to Scotland – after further ‘heartbreaking’ evidence of the impact of the UK Government’s sanctions regime.
“The General Election result last month was incredible. SNP MPs were elected in almost every single Scottish constituency with an overwhelming mandate, having stood on a progressive platform endorsed by half of the electorate.
Addressing the SNP Trade Union Group conference in Stirling - which takes place on the same day as the anti-austerity march in Glasgow - First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that the SNP is the party for Scotland’s working people.