Rishi Sunak’s first 100 days consumed by failures, scandals and sleaze
The Prime Ministers chaotic and scandal-ridden time in government is yet more proof that Westminster is incapable of delivering the change that Scotland needs.
Immoral Tory anti-trade union laws must be scrapped
While Westminster engages in a toxic race to the bottom, it’s Scotland’s key workers who are set to pay the price.
Tory austerity is linked to almost 20,000 excess deaths in Scotland
Instead of standing up for people in Scotland who bear the brunt of the deadly Westminster austerity agenda, Douglas Ross’s bunch is siding – as ever – with their Westminster bosses.
Rishi Sunak is deliberately not doing enough to help those in need
Rishi Sunak is tinkering around the edges for the poorest families, while delivering £4bn tax cuts for bankers.
Today, stand up and be counted
This crucial election will be Scotland’s choice of two different futures. Every vote counts, so let’s stand up and be counted.
It’s time to make sure Boris Johnson is the UK’s last Prime Minister
Boris Johnson is a pompous, offensive, crass, and dangerous character. Even worse than he himself, is him with the addition of his hard-right Cabinet.
Government’s job is to improve lives not make them worse and Tories have failed miserably
The SNP are calling on the Chancellor to use his budget to deliver a major and long-overdue boost to people’s incomes – after a decade of failed Tory austerity cuts that have left the whole country poorer and worse off.
Tories need to get their own house in order before they can criticise Scotland
Theresa May’s policy record is shameful. She presides over a parliament where she can’t even get the support of her own backbenchers, never mind the UK as a whole.
Labour more shameless than the Tories on Brexit
Just when you thought the UK Government’s shambolic Brexit negotiations couldn’t get any worse, we had the embarrassing spectacle of the EU summit in Salzburg.
Let’s consign a decade of Tory austerity to the dustbin of history
This week marks a decade since the financial crisis of 2008, where UK taxpayers were forced to pay billions to bail out the banks.
Investment in more mental health experts is crucial for the future of young people
Mhairi Black MP on the SNP’s plans to ensure every secondary school has a counselling service.
Scotland didn’t vote for austerity but it still cost us £2.6billion
As MPs head back to Westminster for the start of the new parliamentary year, the coming weeks and months will be a real test of credibility for Tory and Labour politicians in Scotland.
Poorest in society will pay the price for Tory and Labour Brexit mess
The UK government must immediately rule out a no deal Brexit, and the Tories and Labour must finally get behind our compromise plan to remain in the single market and customs union.
Theresa May must stamp out Tory racism and bigotry
Boris Johnson is no stranger to controversy. But last week, his remarks about Muslim women and their clothing were the height of bigotry and utterly inexcusable.
Ruth Davidson’s Scottish Tories are complicit in steering us towards a catastrophe
With each week that goes by the Prime Minister’s authority is increasingly ebbing away
Tories will have a heavy price to pay for ignoring Scotland
Theresa May was forced to accept extreme Brexit amendments from her right-wing backbenchers, to prevent a vote of no confidence in her leadership.
President Donald Trump could threaten very fabric of democracy
Some people still try to defend Donald Trump and his deeply unwelcome visit. What his supporters usually say is: “It is important to respect the office of the president.” The answer to that is: “We will – when he starts to.”
Theresa May’s Chequers fudge sees Scotland dragged to brink of Brexit abyss
Theresa May’s Cabinet Chequers lockdown was more fudge than a step forward. With their phones confiscated and threat of a taxi back home instead of a ministerial car, the day resembled a scene out of The Thick of It.
Planned red carpet treatment for Trump on UK visit makes my stomach churn
When it comes to immigration, Donald Trump and Theresa May have a lot in common.
Scotland will not be silenced on Tory power grab
This week the Tories pressed ahead with their attack on Scottish devolution – railroading through a bill that grab powers from the Scottish Parliament and keeps them at Westminster.
Mhairi Black: Davidson’s Tories are anything but progressive
Make no mistake, Davidson and her pals may tour the TV studios telling people the Tories are progressive but it doesn’t resemble reality.
Scotland must have and can have a brighter, better future
We are a small country brimful of talent and resources and with the knowledge that small nations can be the most successful.
The Tories are attacking devolution – yet again
What is the point of the Scottish Conservatives? Time and again, they have shown themselves to be utterly incapable of standing up for Scotland and our national interests.
Theresa May couldn’t deliver a pizza, never mind Brexit
Prime Minister’s Questions is that moment every week when Theresa May looks increasingly like someone caught in the headlights. Four of my colleagues added to her misery last week.
It’s time to take firm action and stop ticket touts ripping off music fans
If you want to see your favourite band – get on the internet, book it and pay for it. But anyone who has tried to book tickets recently will know that is not always how it happens.