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Scotland has got what it takes to be an independent country

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The size of our economy, our highly educated workforce, the abundance of natural resources, and cutting-edge innovation – all of them demonstrate that Scotland’s got what it takes to become a prosperous and thriving independent nation.

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Investing in Scotland’s future

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The new Scottish National Investment Bank is a huge milestone and a bold step to transform, grow and decarbonise Scotland’s economy.

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Trident: what you need to know

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Nuclear weapons are wrong – strategically, morally and financially. We have consistently opposed Trident and will continue to do so.

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We’re taking bold steps to tackle child poverty in Scotland

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The new Scottish Child Payment has been described as a “game-changer” in the fight to tackle child poverty in Scotland. Here’s what we’re doing to give children the best start in life.

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Westminster power grab: explained

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The Tories’ Internal Market Bill has been exposed as a full-frontal assault on devolution and a blatant power grab. Here’s all you need to know.

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These are the new restrictions to suppress the spread of COVID in Scotland

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Now is not the time to be complacent against COVID. Here’s a summary of the new Scottish Government measures to stop the spread and save lives.

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Our plan for a stronger, fairer, greener Scotland

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While suppressing COVID remains our most immediate priority, we must also accelerate our ambitions to build a stronger, fairer, greener future for all.

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Scotland’s path out of lockdown: Phase 3 and what it means for you

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In Scotland, we’re in Phase 3 of gradually easing lockdown. Here’s all you need to know about the new announcements, current restrictions and what it means for you.

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Who is Douglas Ross? 5 things you need to know about the new Tory leader

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“Boris-backing, Brexit-positive” Douglas Ross is in pole position to become the new Scottish Tory leader. Here’s all you need to know.

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UK Fiscal Statement: 5 things Rishi Sunak must do to kickstart the economy

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The UK government must deliver a major recovery package of investment and new powers for Scotland. This is the SNP’s five-point plan for the Fiscal Statement.

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Boris Johnson’s “New Deal”: what it really means

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Behind Boris Johnson’s rhetoric of Roosevelt-style transformation hides a damp squib. Here’s the reality.

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Boris Johnson must extend the Brexit transition: here’s why

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UK government must extend the Brexit transition so we can fully focus on tackling the public health and economic crisis.

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Test and Protect: essential explainer

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The Scottish Government Test and Protect system will be crucial in suppressing the virus, and it launches this Thursday. Here’s all you need to know.

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Our path out of COVID-19 lockdown: what you need to know

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The Scottish Government has published its route map for easing the lockdown in four phases, based on gradual and careful considerations. Here’s your essential summary.

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Test, trace, isolate and support: what you need to know about the Scottish Government’s COVID-19 plan

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The Scottish Government has outlined its plan to roll out public health measures designed to curb the community transmission of COVID-19. Here’s the essential rundown.

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10 ways the Tory Budget is failing Scotland after a decade of decline

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The UK Budget is a missed opportunity to reverse the decade of Tory austerity and address the rise in poverty and inequality that the Tories presided over. Here’s all you need to know.

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How Tory immigration plans could shut 1 in 5 Scottish businesses

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One in five small businesses in Scotland could close, or radically change their business model, due to difficulties in recruiting EU workers, according to a new report.

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Boris Johnson: what you need to know

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Boris Johnson in 10 Downing Street only strengthens the case for independence. He is completely unfit for office – never mind the office of Prime Minister. Here’s why.

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5 things you need to know about the Scottish Visa plan

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The Scottish Government launched plans for a tailor-made migration system that serves Scotland’s interests, unlike the Tories’ draconian, failed approach. Here’s all you need to know.

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The real opposition: meet your new SNP Westminster frontbench team

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Fresh faces join the SNP frontbench team to stand up for Scotland in the face of Boris Johnson’s extreme Tory government.

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Here’s how we stood up for Scotland in 2019

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In one of the most chaotic years in the history of Westminster politics, SNP MPs have acted as the real opposition – consistently standing up for Scotland’s place in Europe and Scotland’s right to choose a better future. Here’s how.

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Boris Johnson’s Brexit Bill: what you need to know

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Boris Johnson’s Brexit Bill is deeply damaging for Scotland’s economy, public services and communities. Here’s what you need to know.

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SNP Manifesto 2019: What we’re doing for rural and remote communities

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SNP MPs have worked hard to protect the interests of rural Scotland and we will continue to stand up for Scotland’s farmers, fishermen and rural communities.

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SNP Manifesto 2019: What we’re doing for the environment

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At Westminster, SNP MPs will press the UK government to step up to the challenge and match Scotland’s world-leading climate action.

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SNP Manifesto 2019: Scotland’s future in Scotland’s hands

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The SNP’s 2019 manifesto sets out our plans to end austerity, protect our NHS from a Tory-Trump trade deal, and give Scotland the choice over its future next year.

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SNP Manifesto 2019: What we’re doing for families

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After nine years of Tory austerity, public services have been squeezed and families have suffered. It’s time to end it. Here’s how strong SNP voices will stand up for families at Westminster.

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SNP Manifesto 2019: What we’re doing for women

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Advancing women’s equality is central to the SNP manifesto, and a strong team of SNP MPs at Westminster will champion gender equality and fight for extending rights.

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SNP Manifesto 2019: What we’re doing for older people

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At this election we have an opportunity to change course. Here’s how SNP MPs will be strong voices for Scotland’s older people if elected.