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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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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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May and Corbyn’s Brexit will make Scotland poorer

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Any Brexit option cobbled together at the last minute by Labour and the Tories will make Scotland poorer. And it could potentially be unpicked by a future Tory PM – such as Boris Johnson.

Ian Blackford
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Does the Prime Minister feel no sense of responsibility?

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Ian Blackford: “Another Tory Prime Minister is willing to ride off into the sunset and saddle us with a crisis in the UK, and an extreme right-wing Brexiteer coming into Downing Street.

Alyn Smith
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The European Parliament shows its support for Scotland

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Alyn Smith MEP’s moving speech to the European Parliament, warmly applauded by Donald Tusk and colleagues: “Leave a light on, so that we can find our way home”

Nicola Sturgeon in Holyrood
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Brexit shows Westminster is broken and change is needed

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“The frustration people feel right now at our country, Scotland’s future, being determined by the DUP and a cabal of right-wing Tories is understandable, and I share it.”

Keith Brown
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Scotland has a much better option than Tory Brexit chaos

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SNP Depute Leader Keith Brown MSP on BBC Scotland’s Debate Night.

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This Week at the Scottish Parliament: Delivering progress for the Borders

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This week at the Scottish Parliament, the SNP Scottish Government committed £85m to the Borderlands Growth Deal and called on Westminster to match their funding north of the border.

Nicola Sturgeon on Sky News
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Scotland’s democratic voice is being ignored at Westminster

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“If Scotland is to be taken out of the EU against our will, there is a mandate in Scotland, won at two elections now, to give people the choice of independence.”

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Brexit chaos continues as Tories gamble with Scotland’s future – latest updates

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Westminster chaos continues as the UK Government runs down the clock, runs round in circles, and ignores Scotland’s interests.
Keep up with the latest news with this timeline of recent events we’ve put together.

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This Week at the Scottish Parliament: Holyrood Joins Welsh Assembly In Opposing No Deal

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This week, politicians at the Welsh Assembly joined forces with Holyrood to simultaneously debate a motion calling for the threat of No-Deal to be taken off the table.

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Scotland has a mandate to pursue independence

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Theresa May tried to falsely claim that Scotland has no mandate for a referendum on Scottish independence.
This is not true. Scotland cannot be denied the right to choose its own future.

Nicola Sturgeon
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Health professionals say Brexit will be terrible for patients

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The health professionals quoted by Nicola Sturgeon couldn’t be clearer: “The UK Government’s Brexit deal would be terrible for Britain and for patients’ health… We urge MPs to stop this harmful Brexit.”

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Tory home secretary Sajid Javid doesn’t know the Tory Prime Minister’s own Brexit position

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Stuart McDonald MP exposes the chaos at the heart of the Tory government over Brexit.

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, PM of Iceland
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Prime Minister of Iceland – Scotland could “absolutely” be an independent nation

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ICYMI – the Prime Minister of Iceland, Katrín Jakobsdóttir, said Scotland could “absolutely” be an independent nation: “In these issues I don’t think size matters.”

Derek Mackay
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This week at the Scottish Parliament: Budget for a fairer Scotland given Holyrood backing

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Our Budget delivers £729 million for health and care services while spending on NHS frontline boards is rising by £430 million, plus an £8 billion investment in Scotland’s education system, £606 million for Scotland’s colleges and more than £1 billion for our universities.

Mike Russell in Dunoon
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Political Slot: Only independence puts Scotland’s future in Scotland’s hands

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Michael Russell MSP and Elena Morozowa highlighting the vital contribution that EU nationals make in Scotland’s Highlands and Islands and rural communities, for Channel 4’s Political Slot.

Keith Brown at FMQs
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We’ve spent £47m to protect 70,000 of the most vulnerable households from the Bedroom Tax

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Now the Scottish Tories claim there’s “no such thing”.

Nicola Sturgeon
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The Tories raised parking charges and scrapped free parking

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Clearly the Tories don’t trust Tory councils.

Nicola Sturgeon and Al Gore
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Scotland is leading the way on protecting the environment

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Scotland is a world leader on protecting the environment. Al Gore and international leaders agree, but there’s lots more to do and we have tons of ambition.

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Prime Minister is hamstrung by Tory Brexit extremists

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Theresa May is refusing to rule out no-deal, because she’s hamstrung by Tory Brexit extremists.
She must stop playing games with jobs and livelihoods, and extend Article 50.

John Swinney at Conference
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Boundless Tory hypocrisy on empowering councils

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John Swinney had a few inconvenient truths for the Scottish Tories at today’s FMQs.

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Tory Minister won’t get away with lying to Scotland

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The UK government has a disgraceful record on pensions, and when questioned by the SNP, it tried to deflect blame by falsely claiming that reserved powers are devolved. This must stop.

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This week at the Scottish Parliament: Welcome stability in face of Brexit chaos

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This week, the Scottish Parliament gave its backing to an SNP budget that offers economic stability in the face of Brexit, while giving a cash boost to the NHS, schools and other vital services.

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This Week at the Scottish Parliament: Delivering progress

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Find out what happened over the last week at the Scottish Parliament.

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Where’s the economic analysis of May’s Brexit deal?

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Theresa May couldn’t give a straight answer at PMQs.
The truth is, Tories haven’t published any economic analysis of Theresa May’s Brexit deal, because they’re in denial of the damage Brexit will do to jobs and the economy.

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Independence is our escape route from Tory Brexit chaos

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We refuse to be dragged out of Europe by a farcical Tory government we did not vote for.
We have an escape route from this – an independent Scotland, at the heart of Europe.

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This week at the Scottish Parliament: Delivering progress in the midst of Brexit chaos

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Find out what happened over the last 7 days at the Scottish Parliament.