Scottish National Party
Recent statistics have shown that record numbers are visiting Scotland’s historic sights. However, a significant proportion of people working in the industry are EU citizens – over 11% – so leaving the EU is a huge threat to the strength of the sector’s workforce.
The DUP and the Tory Brexit extremists have been given more influence over Scotland’s future than the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish people.
This past week was one of the most extraordinary in UK political history. And it was one which showed, beyond all doubt, that Scotland’s needs are being totally ignored by Westminster.
Where I meet diplomats and journalists from other countries they nearly always end up remarking that their admiration for British governance – for debate and dialogue – has been completely destroyed by what they have witnessed in the last two and a half years.
In a busy week dominated by deepening Brexit chaos, Theresa May’s deal faced another crushing defeat, Parliament voted to extend Article 50, and the Tories and Labour continued acting against Scotland’s interests.
This week at the Scottish Parliament, the SNP Scottish Government committed £85m to the Borderlands Growth Deal and called on Westminster to match their funding north of the border.
Climate change is the most serious issue facing the world and is a truly global challenge. We have a moral responsibility to do what we can to prevent and mitigate the effects of climate change for future generations.
After another chaotic week where Theresa May faced a second crushing defeat on her Brexit deal, here’s six things you need to know about the latest Brexit developments.