The pattern from this UK Tory government has been clear throughout the pandemic – it’s one rule for them and another for the rest of us.
The House of Lords has no democratic legitimacy and neither does Baroness Ruth Davidson.
Ian Blackford takes Boris Johnson and this Tory government to task for their history of racism and failure to stand up to actions of racists.
Nicola Sturgeon: “My job is not to take the easy decisions in a quest for popularity, it is to do what I think is most likely to keep the country safe as possible.”
Tories say they want to prevent illegal crossings – but won’t open up any safe and legal routes. They say they’re ‘compassionate’ – but are cutting international aid for the vulnerable.
Nicola Sturgeon at the Austrian World Summit: “We have to be bold, and we have to be brave. We owe it to the generation growing up now to leave the planet in better shape for them.”
Vaccination is our best way to defeat the virus and save lives. From Monday 5 July, every mainland health board will offer drop-in vaccine appointments.
Get both doses of the vaccine. Get tested regularly. Look after each other and stick with the guidelines.
It’s a scandal that in the midst of the pandemic, Tory ministers were misusing emergency COVID contracts for constitutional campaigning – instead of saving lives.
Let’s build a fairer country and put Scotland’s recovery in Scotland’s hands – not those of Boris Johnson. Make it Both Votes SNP on May 6.
If the Tories insist there won’t be an independence referendum, why are they spending so much money on the Union Unit to fight independence?
Boris Johnson must permanently extend the £20 Universal Credit uplift, and support the 1.3 million pushed into poverty by Tory cuts.
Industry leader James Withers tells MPs the UK “created history in being the only country ever to impose economic sanctions on itself”.
Kate Forbes has delivered a Budget that provides funding for green jobs, paves the way for a stronger COVID recovery, and delivers extra funding to public services.
We’re continuing our roll-out of the vaccine in Scotland and are on track to meet, and even exceed our targets.
Owen Thompson presented a Bill to tackle the wasteful, unaccountable and secretive culture of Tory cronyism.
Families need urgent financial support now, such as making the Universal Credit uplift permanent, not more dither and delay from Boris Johnson.
The UK government has admitted to putting Scotland at a Brexit competitive disadvantage – despite Baroness Ruth Davidson and David Mundell saying this must never happen.
Tories have abandoned the Erasmus+ programme, which has benefitted students for generations.
Last year, Boris Johnson was saying he had an “oven-ready” deal and that chances of a no-deal Brexit were “a million to one”. Now, he’s actively planning for it.
We must do all we can to tackle myths and misinformation around COVID vaccines – and take the opportunity to lead by example.
Nicola Sturgeon: “It is without a shadow of a doubt the best news we have heard since this pandemic started all these months ago. Today is a genuinely good day.”
There are millions who still haven’t received a penny of UK government support. This has been an abject failure by a Prime Minister who’s missing in action.
Rishi Sunak splurges £29m on a Festival of Brexit, while freezing public sector pay, turning his back on the world’s poorest, failing to invest in a proper recovery
As Boris Johnson’s government attacks devolution, breaks international law and treats Scotland with contempt, is it any wonder that independence now has majority support?
The clock towards a no-deal Brexit is ticking, and the Tories are gambling with our economic future in the middle of a health emergency.
Later this week, the Scottish Government will publish its strategy for restoring normality and safeguarding our economy.
“We will get through these difficult times if we all keep doing the right thing – for our own sake and for the sake of each other.” Nicola Sturgeon announces a 3-week extension of the COVID-19 lockdown.