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European elections – a chance to show Brussels Scotland wants to remain

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Cancelling elections because you are afraid you – or your friends – will lose them is abhorrent in any democracy. Nonetheless, both the UK Chancellor and the UK Foreign Secretary appear to be more than flirting with the idea of doing away with the impending European elections.

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From the archive: Winnie Ewing’s Saltire

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Not a lot of people know that SNP headquarters holds an extensive archive of the independence movement. One of the most interesting objects we have is the Saltire flown from the window of Winnie Ewing’s train carriage after her by-election victory in 1967.

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Scotland should be a thriving and driving force within the EU

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One of the greatest ironies of the UK’s attempts to leave the EU in a quest to ‘take back control’ is that we have instead seen the power that small, independent countries actually have within the EU.

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With patience, planning and persistence, Scotland is moving towards independence

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I have been through times when the party was lucky to secure double figures in opinion polls and times when we swept all before us. But I won’t be content until we reach independence – the state which will make Scotland a normal nation once again.

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This Week in Westminster: Scotland’s interests ignored as Tories and Labour plot a Brexit stitch-up

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This week in Westminster, we stood up for Scotland’s place in the European Union, called out the Tories for welfare cuts, and argued against the abhorrent renewal of Trident.
This is a weekly digest of the key events and highlights from your SNP MPs as they stand up for Scotland.

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7 reasons why we need a second EU referendum

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Scotland has so much to lose from a Brexit it never voted for. A second EU referendum is the best way out of the ever-deepening chaos.

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Trident – what you need to know

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As a weapons system designed for the Cold War, the case for Trident is non-existent in 2019. Nuclear weapons are wrong – strategically, morally and financially. We have consistently opposed Trident and will continue to do so.

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Tories should hang their heads in shame on fourth anniversary of benefits freeze

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Today marks the beginning of the fourth year of the benefit freeze and its disastrous impact. The Tories’ targeting of austerity at the most disadvantaged is a moral outrage.