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.
Find out what happened over the last week at the Scottish Parliament.
As a tumultuous week in Westminster comes to an end, we look back on the key events and highlight the work of your SNP MPs, standing up for Scotland amid the chaos.
Under the new pay scale proposals from the Scottish Government, teachers would receive a minimum 9% increase between January 2018 and April 2019, and a further 3% rise in April 2020. If accepted, it would be the best pay deal for teachers anywhere in the UK.
The Programme for Government will ensure Scotland is a nation inventing, designing and manufacturing the innovations that will shape the future.
Read First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s statement on the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government for 2018-19.
A year ago, Nicola Sturgeon set out an ambitious new Programme for Government. Since then, the SNP Scottish Government has been busy delivering on its high ambitions.