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Ending homelessness together

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Scotland has made huge progress in tackling homelessness and has some of the strongest rights for homeless people in the world.

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How we’re helping young people find fair work

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We have met our target to reduce youth unemployment by 40 per cent, four years ahead of schedule.

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10 ways we’re giving children the best start in life

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The SNP is determined that every child, regardless of their circumstances, should get the best start in life. Our ambition is for Scotland to be the best place in the world to grow up.

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Ensuring the UK Budget delivers for Scotland

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If the Conservatives are serious about building a better future for people, here are just a few things they need to do this budget.

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3 important takeaways from Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘Scotland in Europe’ speech

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Nicola Sturgeon’s speech on Scotland’s place in Europe illustrates how our position, set out 18 months ago, still remains the best option for Scotland – short of remaining with the European Union.

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Improving Scotland’s mental health

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We are determined to ensure that our mental health services give young people the advice, support and care that they need.

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Your guide to SNP conference

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SNP members will gather at the SEC in Glasgow on Sunday for our 84th Annual Conference, our first since we became the second biggest party in the UK.

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How SNP members are making policy – and changing Scotland

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From Citizen’s Basic Income to the Child Poverty Act, here are five examples of grassroot policies that we’re acting on in government.

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Our plan for Scotland: Delivering for all communities

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Nicola Sturgeon has announced the Scottish Government’s plan for the next year – the Programme for Government. Here are just some of the things the SNP Scottish Government is doing to support Scotland’s diverse communities.

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Our plan for a fairer and more equal Scotland

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced the Scottish Government’s plans for the year ahead.

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Our action on obesity

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Nicola Sturgeon has announced that Scotland will aim to halve childhood obesity by 2030. Here’s our plan.

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Investing in mental health services for young people

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We are determined to ensure that our mental health services give young people the advice, support and care that they need.

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Our action for families with young children

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Our ambition is for Scotland to be the best place in the world to grow up. To do that we’re supporting families to give their children the very best start in life.

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Our action on STEM education and training

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Research suggests that 65 per cent of children in preschool today will work in jobs or careers that don’t yet exist.

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Scottish budget: what it means for rural communities

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The SNP is committed to supporting people who live in rural and remote areas of Scotland – here’s how the Draft Scottish Budget will do that.

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Scottish budget: what it means for families

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Here’s how the Scottish budget means families in Scotland get the best deal anywhere in the UK.

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Scottish budget: what it means for Edinburgh and the Lothians

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The Scottish budget for the next year has been passed by the Scottish Parliament. Here’s what the SNP budget means for Edinburgh and the Lothians.

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Scottish budget: what it means for Dundee and Angus

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The Scottish budget for the next year has been passed by the Scottish Parliament. Here’s what the SNP budget means for Dundee and Angus.

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Labour were the architects of austerity and continue to let us down over cuts

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Mhairi Black argues that Labour have forgotten their support and acceptance of austerity as they continue to back Tory cuts to the hilt.

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Scottish budget: what it means for older people

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From record health spending to free bus journeys, here’s why the Scottish budget means older people get the best deal anywhere in the UK.

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Helping children develop and maintain a love of reading

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We believe that reading has the power to change lives. Encouraging children to read for pleasure can have a significant impact on wellbeing and boost educational attainment.

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Our plan to close the gender pay gap

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Research suggests that it’ll take 100 years to close the gender pay gap – that’s not good enough.