We can’t allow our future to be dictated by Boris Johnson and the hard-right Tories. It’s time for a better future – that’s why we will demand a Section 30 order to pave the way for an independence referendum in 2020.
When the UK government sent its Brexit analysis to the Scottish Government, it was called “base scenario”. When it was publicly released yesterday, the title was changed to “reasonable worst case scenario”.
If Ruth Davidson had any confidence in Boris Johnson, she’d still be her party’s leader. Our message is clear – we will always stand up for Scotland’s right to choose a better future.
While the Scottish Government is stepping up to meet the challenges facing both Scotland and the world, Westminster is quite literally shutting down. Tonight, SNP MPs are voting to stop Boris Johnson in his tracks.
As the Referendum Bill progresses through the Scottish Parliament, we will seek a Section 30 order to give the people of Scotland the choice of independence.
Nicola Sturgeon was told that Scotland’s democratic will “doesn’t matter”, and she was having none of it.
Ruth Davidson knows how damaging a no-deal Brexit would be and claims to oppose it, but why won’t she tell her MPs to vote against it?
20 years ago, Sheena Wellington sang ‘A Man’s a Man’ at the opening of the Scottish Parliament. In this interview, Sheena reflects on the moment that changed Scotland forever.
Tory MPs can try all they want, but Scotland will not be shouted down.
🏴 While Richard Leonard is happy to keep the Tories in charge, we have an ambitious vision for a fairer society with independence.
The Tories’ brutal austerity policies have been condemned by the UN’s special rapporteur – it’s clear Ruth Davidson can’t be trusted with our public services.
We believe in independence, so we can tackle Westminster’s failures and build a more progressive society. Richard Leonard would rather keep Scotland in tow to failing UK Tory governments.
Experts agree that Brexit is the biggest crisis facing the country.
While the Tories laugh on the sidelines, we’re fighting to protect Scotland’s interests.
Richard Leonard was given the chance to call for welfare powers to be taken out of the hands of the Tories in Westminster, and put into the hands of the people of Scotland.
Once again, he refused.
“The frustration people feel right now at our country, Scotland’s future, being determined by the DUP and a cabal of right-wing Tories is understandable, and I share it.”
Now the Scottish Tories claim there’s “no such thing”.
Clearly the Tories don’t trust Tory councils.
John Swinney had a few inconvenient truths for the Scottish Tories at today’s FMQs.
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.
We’re within sight of a potential Brexit disaster and Theresa May still has no clear plan.
Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement will have a significant impact on jobs, investment and living standards in Scotland. Yet, the Scottish Tories don’t give a jot.
Derek Mackay: Scotland’s NHS is being short-changed by Tories by around £50 million a year – over five years that will be a quarter of a billion pounds.
“To suggest that poverty should be a barrier to a family, that people who are poor are not entitled to any more than two children, what an absolutely disgraceful position”
Nicola Sturgeon exposes the “political opportunism” of the Tories and Ruth Davidson.
The hypocrisy of the Tories on measuring the progress of school pupils is exposed at FMQs.