The DUP and the Tory Brexit extremists have been given more influence over Scotland’s future than the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish people.
Scotland does not have to hit the Tory Brexit iceberg and go down with Theresa May’s sinking ship.
Scotland’s right to choose its own future is undeniable – it’s time for the Tories to stop running scared and accept it.
Tories have a toxic anti-immigration obsession, which ignores Scotland’s interests and will leave all of us poorer. And while Labour too often falls in line with the Tories and UKIP, we’re proud to have a radically different and welcoming approach to immigration.
Scotland hasn’t voted for a Tory government for 64 years, but is increasingly damaged by reckless and incompetent decisions at Westminster.
Independence can be our escape route from this meltdown.
If Labour choose to be the midwives of Brexit, they’d be betraying the interests of Scotland, enabling a hard-right Tory agenda, and will be culpable for every job that’s lost as a result.
The Tories keep thinking they can do whatever they want to Scotland and get away with it.
Theresa May must finally stop placating the hard-right Brexiteers, start listening, and face reality.
If she genuinely meant to listen, Theresa May should have been reaching out across the nations of the UK.
Instead of scrapping her ridiculous red lines, she keeps on living in fantasy land.
Westminster carries on riding roughshod over Scottish interests.
Scotland cannot be towed along in the Tories’ Brexit mess, and the decision over the EU withdrawal needs to go back to the people.
One hundred years on from the tragic HMY Iolaire disaster, we remember all those perished, and the devastating impact on their communities and families.
By working together with other opposition parties, we’re hoping to bring this weak and unstable Tory government down and offer a way out of the deadlock.
Chaos and crisis continue in Westminster as the Tory Party divisions deepen and Theresa May struggles with yet another UK Government minister resigning in protest at her damaging Brexit deal.
Chaos and crisis have ensued in Westminster with the Tory Party at civil war and the Prime Minister hanging on to office by a thread.
The SNP’s Westminster Group Leader Ian Blackford has joined with other opposition party leaders to demand that UK government allow for a real and unimpeded vote on the final Brexit deal.
The prime minister has a choice: the narrow interests of her party or the best interests of these isles
The Brexit clock is ticking down but at this critical point the Tories, unbelievably, are too busy tearing themselves apart to consider the future for ordinary people.
Yesterday, I was doing my job – standing up for Scotland in Westminster. History will remember this as a defining moment when the UK Parliament chose to reject devolution.
Read Ian Blackford MP’s speech to SNP conference in full.
In Scotland alone we stand to lose 80,000 jobs and £2,000 per head under a Tory hard Brexit – a huge blow to the Scottish economy.
Never before has the UK faced such a serious economic catastrophe, created and pursued by the current Prime Minister.
Read SNP Westminster Leader Ian Blackford MP’s response to the Chancellor’s 2017 budget in full.
Last night the Labour Party abstained on a crucial vote aimed at protecting the UK’s place in the customs union.
Read SNP Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford MP’s speech to the SNP 2017 conference.
It’s not just the rhetoric from the UK government which is dangerous, but their policies and their leaked proposals. These are creating huge alarm for EU nationals who live here, as well as creating a stain on our society by painting the UK as an inward-looking nation.