Climate change is a defining challenge of our time, and Scotland is leading the way in tackling it. From setting world-leading targets to empowering communities, here’s how we’re addressing the climate emergency.
Veterans are an asset to our society – their bravery, loyalty and professionalism deserve our full care and support.
Forests and woodlands are a natural powerhouse and among Scotland’s most valuable rural assets. Our ambition is for them to expand and flourish.
Scotland has an education system to be proud of. We are determined to ensure that everyone gets the best start in life, and proper support throughout their education.
This week, Gillian Martin MSP launched a campaign to reduce plastic packaging in shops, and the SNP called on Westminster to commit to tackle climate change.
Climate change is the greatest challenge facing the world – there is no ‘planet B’. Our obligations to the next generation are the most important we carry – let’s make sure Scotland lives up to fulfilling them.
As Scotland’s biggest political gathering draws to a close, here are your #SNP19 highlights from day two.
“Westminster is dragging us down the path to economic disaster. The people of Scotland deserve the choice of a better future than Brexit Britain”. Read Ian’s full speech to #SNP19 here.
As the first day of Scotland’s biggest political gathering draws to a close, here are your #SNP19 highlights.
“Our role is to provide the people of Scotland with an ambitious vision – brimming with hope – of what our country can be”.
Read John Swinney’s full speech here.
Read Michael Russell’s opening #SNP19 speech in full, outlining our vision for Scottish independence and our desire to build a progressive, outward-looking society.
This week at the Scottish Parliament, the SNP Scottish Government committed £85m to the Borderlands Growth Deal and called on Westminster to match their funding north of the border.
Climate change is the most serious issue facing the world and is a truly global challenge. We have a moral responsibility to do what we can to prevent and mitigate the effects of climate change for future generations.
Scotland hasn’t voted for a Tory government for 64 years, but is increasingly damaged by reckless and incompetent decisions at Westminster.
Independence can be our escape route from this meltdown.
This latest Tory fixation has even, no doubt temporarily, overtaken the one they have about Scotland’s journey towards independence.
Our Budget delivers £729 million for health and care services while spending on NHS frontline boards is rising by £430 million, plus an £8 billion investment in Scotland’s education system, £606 million for Scotland’s colleges and more than £1 billion for our universities.
The Scottish Government has set out its budget plans for the year ahead. Find out how the Scottish budget means older people in Scotland get the best deal anywhere in the UK.
The Scottish Government’s pay rise offer for teachers gives them the best pay deal anywhere in the UK. While Westminster slides into dismay and Labour squabble on the sidelines, we’re delivering progress.
Scotland is one of the strongest economies in the world, with advantages and resources few nations can match. For centuries, Scotland’s exports have reached every corner of the globe – and our trade performance continues to grow and strengthen.