The right thing for whole of the UK right now — and the right thing for democracy – is to have a general election and throw this government out.
On the day Liz Truss’s chaotic government reversed nearly all of its policies, Scotland’s First Minister outlined a coherent, positive economic plan for an independent Scotland.
While the pound plunged to a record low following his announcements, Kwasi Kwarteng spent the evening having a champagne party with bankers whose bonuses are rising.
Inflation has reached a 40-year high, the pound is getting weaker, the UK’s trade deficit is the worst on record. Amid all that, Liz Truss’s government is incapable of rising to the challenge.
Nearly 70 years have passed, and we are still being subject to Conservative Prime Minister after Prime Minister that we in Scotland unequivocally reject.
The UK is now stuck in a limbo with a lame duck Prime Minister who has no confidence of people in Scotland.
Not only has Scotland successfully hosted the COP26 climate conference, it is the first country in the world to commit to a “loss and damage fund”.
Scotland’s ties to Nordic and Baltic states are key to prosperity, social justice and our fight against climate change. As we emerge out of the pandemic, the Scottish Government is strengthening those links and partnerships.
Boris Johnson needs to realise the point of devolution was to enable Scotland to do things differently
More than five years after the 2016 referendum, Scotland’s overwhelming vote to remain in the EU has been ignored by successive UK governments, all determined to pursue the hardest of Brexits.
The Scottish independence movement is outward-looking and internationalist, a fact reflected in the international background of so many SNP candidates in the May 6 election.