The Scottish Government has set out its budget plans for the year ahead. Find out how the Scottish budget means older people in Scotland get the best deal anywhere in the UK.
Scotland is one of the strongest economies in the world, with advantages and resources few nations can match. For centuries, Scotland’s exports have reached every corner of the globe – and our trade performance continues to grow and strengthen.
Under the new pay scale proposals from the Scottish Government, teachers would receive a minimum 9% increase between January 2018 and April 2019, and a further 3% rise in April 2020. If accepted, it would be the best pay deal for teachers anywhere in the UK.
The Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay, has set out the Scottish Government’s budget plans for the year ahead. In the face of the chaos and confusion of Brexit, this budget offers stability and protects Scotland’s public services. Here’s what you need to know.
We have met our target to reduce youth unemployment by 40 per cent, four years ahead of schedule.
If the Conservatives are serious about building a better future for people, here are just a few things they need to do this budget.
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.
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.
From Citizen’s Basic Income to the Child Poverty Act, here are five examples of grassroot policies that we’re acting on in government.
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.
Scotland’s food and drink sector is vitally important to our economy – the industry is worth £14.4 billion and supports 119,000 jobs across the country.
Manufacturing is hugely important to Scotland’s economy, accounting for over half of our international exports and employing nearly 190,000 people across the country.
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.
Research suggests that 65 per cent of children in preschool today will work in jobs or careers that don’t yet exist.
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.
Here’s how the Scottish budget means families in Scotland get the best deal anywhere in the UK.
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.