📣 Nicola Sturgeon: “To ensure that the vaccine wins the race, it’s essential to speed up vaccination as far as possible. But to give it the time it needs to get ahead, we must also slow the virus down.”
🏡 Stay home and stick with the rules to save lives.
🏴 Independence is the only way that Scotland will get to choose the future we want and we will have that choice.
👇 We now know what this Tory Brexit means:
✖️ Broken promises
💷 Economic vandalism
🇪🇺 Leaving the largest free trading bloc
🌍 An isolated UK in the middle of a global pandemic
🏴 There’s now an empty seat at the top table of Europe, but it doesn’t have to be empty for long.
🇪🇺 There is no deal that will ever make up for what Brexit takes away from us – Brexit is an act of vandalism on Scotland.
🏴 It’s time to chart our own future as an independent, European nation.
☀️ Nicola Sturgeon: “Yesterday, in fact, was the shortest and darkest day of the year. From now on, the days get longer and lighter.
Spring is on its way, let’s hold on to that. Brighter days will come.”
If there’s no deal, a tariff-free Northern Ireland would compete for inward investment with Scotland – which would face tariffs on trade.
🚨 Tories have abandoned the Erasmus+ programme, which has benefitted students for generations.
📣 Nicola Sturgeon: “It is one of the very many ways in which people across Scotland deeply regret the Brexit that has been foisted upon us by the Conservative government.”
For 12 days over the coming festive period, the most popular feature of our virtual events, Blether, will be available from 6.30pm to 9.30pm every evening.
Boris Johnson knows how damaging his extreme Brexit is, so he’s hiding the impact assessments.
We can build a resilient economy, a fairer society, while leading the world in tackling the climate emergency.
We owe thanks to those who’ve kept us safe and to each other, for protecting our NHS and saving lives. Now it’s up to us to build the vision of a better future for Scotland.
Our new, game-changing Scottish Child Payment is the most ambitious anti-poverty measure anywhere in the UK.
Boris Johnson and this Westminster government are abandoning their commitment to the world’s poorest during a global pandemic.
Westminster has brought decades of disaster with Brexit, an illegal war in Iraq & austerity – in Scotland, we’ve been delivering progressive change.
Nicola Sturgeon: “Whether you agree with the decisions or not, please know they’re not taken lightly – but they are essential to get us to the other side of this as safely as possible.”
Trump is nearly gone, and it was democracy that finished him but Boris Johnson and the Tory Party, some of his closest allies, remain in power – and continue to deny the people of Scotland a choice on their future. In 2021, let’s make sure democracy wins.
Deal or no deal, Boris Johnson’s extreme Brexit is failing people and businesses right across Scotland.
Boris Johnson must permanently uplift Universal Credit by £20, extend it to legacy benefits, and support the 3 million people completely abandoned by his government.
The SNP has today announced its list of confirmed constituency candidates for next year’s Scottish Parliament election.
Rishi Sunak’s long-overdue U-turn on furlough is welcome – but for many, it’s far too late.
Last night, Boris Johnson gave a “cast-iron guarantee” that furlough would be available to Scotland whenever it’s needed. This morning, Robert Jenrick was rowing back on it.Scottish businesses and workers need clarity and fairness, not endless Tory obfuscation.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s update on Scotland’s efforts to tackle Covid.
Alison Thewliss calls on the Chancellor to start providing people with the support they need, rather than spreading panic & chaos.
Listen to Nicola Sturgeon’s explanation of the logic behind Scotland’s planned five tier system.
Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross needs to learn how devolution works.
In 2018, Michael Gove “absolutely guaranteed” food imports after Brexit would meet the UK’s high standards. This week, the Tories, including Gove, voted AGAINST protecting food and farming standards. The SNP will always stand up for Scotland’s agriculture industry.
Boris Johnson and this Westminster government’s failure to extend the furlough scheme will see a Tory winter crisis of mass unemployment.