The impact of George Osborne’s plans to freeze working age benefits for two years would hit 600,000 working families and one million children, new analysis has shown – confirming exactly why decisions over welfare should be made in Scotland.
The SNP’s Welfare and Pensions Spokesperson Eilidh Whiteford has said that the UK Government must listen to the voices of leading charities and poverty experts who have spoken out about the deeply damaging effect of their welfare policies on Scotland’s poorest families.
As he returns to Glasgow for his party's UK conference, Nick Clegg must sort out his party’s unpaid policing bills for last year’s Liberal Democrat UK conference in Glasgow and not default on the bill – according to SNP Westminster Leader Angus Robertson.
In the same week it was announced that Scottish universities have climbed the Times Higher Education world rankings, new research shows that Scottish students have saved £1bn as a result of fee-free higher education.
Campaigning MSP Mark McDonald has written to the production team behind Wicked to request the hosting of an autism friendly performance of the highly acclaimed West End musical when it visits His Majesty's Theatre in Aberdeen, following the success of other autism friendly performances across Scotland and
The Westminster Tory Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has published long awaited proposals for the future of human rights in the UK which include the repeal the Human Rights Act after the next election and a threat to completely remove the UK from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).