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.