Statement made by the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon from Bute House in tribute to Her Majesty The Queen.
Families and businesses are being left behind by Westminster’s refusal to act on the cost-of-living crisis
Without action by the UK Government to address the problem at source, the actions we are taking can only ever partly mitigate the impact of such dramatic price rises.
So far, we have seen the candidates for Prime Minister promise tax cuts for the rich, cuts to public spending and public services.
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Our decisions and actions over what is now a very short period of time will determine how habitable our planet is in decades and generations to come
There is no doubt that The first and most urgent duty of every country across the democratic world right now is to offer tangible support and solidarity to Ukraine as it fights for its democracy, independence and territorial integrity.
Scotland faces a clear choice on May 5 – it is SNP action and leadership, or Tory inaction, complacency and sleaze.
We must stand ready and Scotland does to provide any humanitarian relief necessary, through practical support, aid, and refuge.
We cannot be blind to the circumstances that have led to the current crisis, and that includes the situation where wealth with direct links to the Putin regime has been allowed to proliferate here in the UK.
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Getting vaccinated remains the single most important thing we can do to protect ourselves and those around us.
We have decarbonised faster than any G20 nation, and now we’re stepping up our action to deliver climate justice.
Scotland is ready to lead by example at COP26. As my home city Glasgow welcomes the global elite, leaders must arrive ready to turn promises into action.
The difference between Holyrood and Westminster has never been more stark – but it’s not too late for the UK government to U-turn on their Universal Credit cut.
Food shortages, fuel shortages, rising energy bills. The Tories can’t say they weren’t warned – but they chose to plough ahead with the hardest possible Brexit, and now we’re all paying the price.
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COP26 in Glasgow could be the last chance for world leaders to come together and make the bold, ambitious decisions that are more vital now than ever.
We have a real duty to ensure that young people have the chance to succeed and that the impact of the past year and a half doesn’t disadvantage them in years to come.
My heartfelt plea to all EU citizens in Scotland is this: You are part of us, please stay.
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This election can be a watershed moment as we set about building a better Scotland and a better world
With the full powers of independence, we will have the tools needed to drive long-term recovery and build that fairer, more prosperous country we know is possible.
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Let’s take the right path, with both votes for the SNP and a mandate to deliver Scotland’s independence.
This is the most important election in Scotland’s history. So much hangs on its outcome, but at its heart it comes down to one very simple question – who should decide our country’s future?
For the strong, experienced leadership that the country needs at this time of crisis; Vote to re-elect Nicola Sturgeon as your First Minister and the SNP as your government.