Ben Macpherson: “It’s completely unsustainable and unjust for the Lib Dems, Labour and the Tories to deny the people of Scotland a choice over their future.”
We can’t allow our future to be dictated by Boris Johnson and the hard-right Tories. It’s time for a better future – that’s why we will demand a Section 30 order to pave the way for an independence referendum in 2020.
Boris Johnson promised over and over again we’d leave the EU on October 31. He said he’d rather “die in a ditch” than get an extension. We stopped a crash-out on October 31 and we’ll stop Brexit again – vote SNP on December 12.
“Scotland has the perfect opportunity to abandon the sinking ship that will be a post-Brexit UK. I’ve always voted Labour and this time I know I’m going to vote SNP.”
In this general election, only a vote for the SNP is a vote to stop Brexit, stop Tory austerity, and give Scotland the choice of a better future with independence.
This general election is about choosing our future in Europe, it is about choosing a freedom from austerity, it is about opportunity to build a better society with independence.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon: “I am deeply proud that you chose to make Scotland your home and will do everything in my power to ensure you can stay. You will always be welcome here.”
Boris Johnson’s own Brexit Bill says that he needs the consent of the Scottish Parliament – and yet, he’s completely trampling over the devolution settlement and ignoring Scotland again.
London is, and we cannot stress this enough, not a country.
This Labour MP has already decided he’ll vote for Boris Johnson’s catastrophic Brexit deal. It would cause a lot of damage to his constituents, and he hasn’t even read it.
Joanna Cherry tears apart Boris Johnson’s damaging Brexit deal and highlights why the SNP will never back it.
Philippa Whitford eviscerates Boris Johnson and his shoddy Brexit, exposing it for the damaging and unacceptable proposal that it is.
“A meaningless and expensive distraction from the playbook of Boris Johnson’s Brexit fanatics.”
SNP are putting Westminster on notice: we will bring down Boris Johnson and his dangerous, far-right government.
Boris Johnson’s dictator-like shutdown of Parliament has just been ruled unlawful by the Supreme Court. Keep up with the latest news with our timeline of recent events.
Boris Johnson shut Parliament unlawfully – he must resign.
When the UK government sent its Brexit analysis to the Scottish Government, it was called “base scenario”. When it was publicly released yesterday, the title was changed to “reasonable worst case scenario”.
Scotland’s highest court has ruled that prorogation of Parliament by Boris Johnson was unlawful. Parliament must now be recalled.
Boris Johnson has undermined democracy at every turn – this is a Prime Minister who can not be trusted.
We’re ready for an election, but we will not be played by Boris Johnson. He can’t be trusted – we must stop a catastrophic no-deal Brexit first.
If Ruth Davidson had any confidence in Boris Johnson, she’d still be her party’s leader. Our message is clear – we will always stand up for Scotland’s right to choose a better future.
Boris Johnson may not want to hear Ian Blackford’s questions, but we will remind him: Scotland voted to Remain, and we will not be dragged down the no-deal Brexit cliff by a Prime Minister who acts like a dictator.
While the Scottish Government is stepping up to meet the challenges facing both Scotland and the world, Westminster is quite literally shutting down. Tonight, SNP MPs are voting to stop Boris Johnson in his tracks.
As the Referendum Bill progresses through the Scottish Parliament, we will seek a Section 30 order to give the people of Scotland the choice of independence.
The Tories’ toxic obsession with migration is damaging our public services and hurting communities. We need to get rid of the Tories and their cruel approach to migration.
Nicola Sturgeon was told that Scotland’s democratic will “doesn’t matter”, and she was having none of it.
Joanna Cherry: “Boris Johnson, because he knows there’s a majority against no-deal, is acting like a tinpot dictator.”
Boris Johnson is shutting down Parliament to force an extreme no-deal Brexit, for which he has no mandate. This is a dark day for democracy.