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.
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.
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: “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 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”
“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.”
SNP Depute Leader Keith Brown MSP on BBC Scotland’s Debate Night.
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
Stuart McDonald MP exposes the chaos at the heart of the Tory government over Brexit.
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.”
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.
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.
Now the Scottish Tories claim there’s “no such thing”.
Clearly the Tories don’t trust Tory councils.
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.
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 had a few inconvenient truths for the Scottish Tories at today’s FMQs.
Find out what happened over the last week at the Scottish Parliament.
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.
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.
Find out what happened over the last 7 days at the Scottish Parliament.