This week Theresa May’s dysfunctional government descended into farce. It’s clear that the Tory government is unable to even get on with the day job – far less deliver a fairer country.
In stark contrast, the SNP has been getting on with delivering progressive government for Scotland. Here’s how.
Scotland now has 1,000 real Living Wage accredited employers – one quarter of all accredited organisations in the UK.
A consultation has been published on an Education Bill that will reform education to empower schools, teachers and parents to improve education and the life chances of our children and young people.
📚 A consultation has been launched on an Education Bill, part of our plan to reform education. Get the facts. https://t.co/h40D6H8xcu— The SNP (@theSNP) November 7, 2017
The Scottish Parliament has unanimously passed the Child Poverty Bill that will make Scotland the only part of the UK with statutory income-based child poverty targets.
The Scottish Parliament has passed SNP MSP Gillian Martin’s Seatbelts in School Transport Bill to keep our children and young people safe on school buses.
A consultation has been launched into reforming gender recognition law, ensuring our laws meet international best practice.
Scotland has become the first part of the UK to begin reforming gender recognition law. Read more in our Policy Base. https://t.co/PrMu4sANPg— The SNP (@theSNP) November 9, 2017
A consultation has been launched into a landmark Warm Homes Bill to reform fuel poverty targets and take new action to address the issue.
Our action on energy bills:— The SNP (@theSNP) November 10, 2017
✔️Publicly-owned energy company
✔️£1 billion to tackle fuel poverty and improve energy efficiency
✔️A new Warm Homes Bill
...and much more. https://t.co/Nus17AUOfp
A Bill has been introduced to give an automatic pardon to men with convictions relating to same-sex sexual activity that should never have been illegal – and the First Minister has given them a public apology on behalf of the government.
Nicola Sturgeon has attending the British-Irish Council in Jersey and discussed the creative industries and Brexit negotiations.
New Scottish Government research has been published which shows that EU nationals working in Scotland contribute £4.4 billion a year to our economy.
£15 million of new funding – through the innovative Charitable Bond Investment Programme – has been made available for affordable housing and a £4 million loan fund has been established for people who want to build their own homes.
From Autumn 2018 the £4 million self-build loan fund- offering financial backing to people who want to build their own homes will be open to applicants nationwide@KevinStewartSNP Read more here: https://t.co/4ES3CTIuJF— Scot Gov Fairer (@ScotGovFairer) November 9, 2017
The First Minister has announced new feasibility studies into cross-border rail links that will work towards achieving a three hour journey time between Edinburgh and London.