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.
Ahead of tomorrow’s Shetland by-election, SNP candidate Tom Wills has penned an open letter to voters urging them to unite behind the SNP – the country’s biggest and strongest anti-Brexit voice.
Shutting down Parliament in order to force through a no-deal Brexit, which will do untold and lasting damage to the country against the wishes of MPs is not democracy, it’s dictatorship.
The SNP joined cross-party talks to stop a no-deal Brexit. We will not allow Boris Johnson to trample over democracy and drag Scotland out of the EU.
We can’t afford to leave our future in Boris Johnson’s hands. We will do everything we can to stop a no-deal Brexit and give Scotland a choice.
Meet the newly appointed chief advisor to Boris Johnson…
Ruth Davidson knows how damaging a no-deal Brexit would be and claims to oppose it, but why won’t she tell her MPs to vote against it?
UK Gov’s own analysis shows no-deal Brexit will mean food shortages and will shrink the Scottish economy by 8%, yet Alister Jack is happy to support it.
Boris Johnson has been appointed Prime Minister, not by the UK electorate, nor by the people of Scotland, but by Tory Party members. He does not have a mandate to drag Scotland out of the EU, with or without a deal.
Boris Johnson’s attempts to deceive are a desperate deflection from the fact that he’s been made Prime Minister thanks solely to the votes of 0.2% of the UK’s population.
The legacy of this Tory government will be an economic recession caused by their Brexit obsession and inability to get on with the day job.
Theresa May’s ‘devolution review’ is just more of the same from a Conservative party that has never supported devolution and never will.
Tory MPs can try all they want, but Scotland will not be shouted down.