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UK Fiscal Statement: 5 things Rishi Sunak must do to kickstart the economy

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The UK government must deliver a major recovery package of investment and new powers for Scotland. This is the SNP’s five-point plan for the Fiscal Statement.

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China’s human rights violations matter to us all – it’s time the UK government takes a stand

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As internationalists, it matters to us that human rights international law is respected and strengthened. As Hong Kong’s freedoms are under attack from China, it’s time the UK government shows where it stands.

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Boris Johnson’s “New Deal”: what it really means

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Behind Boris Johnson’s rhetoric of Roosevelt-style transformation hides a damp squib. Here’s the reality.

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We must take a careful and cautious approach as we get through this crisis together

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The challenge for us now is to continue to suppress the virus whilst also moving towards a gradual lifting of restrictions.

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Boris Johnson must extend the Brexit transition: here’s why

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UK government must extend the Brexit transition so we can fully focus on tackling the public health and economic crisis.

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Universal Credit has never been enough to support families – we need a universal basic income

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Instead of exacerbating the UK’s unequal society, we need a solution to propel us all out of inequality. A universal basic income is the start of this journey.

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10 ways the Tory Budget is failing Scotland after a decade of decline

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The UK Budget is a missed opportunity to reverse the decade of Tory austerity and address the rise in poverty and inequality that the Tories presided over. Here’s all you need to know.

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Boris Johnson’s reshuffle starts and ends an utter catastrophe

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Boris Johnson’s hard-right Cabinet includes ministers who have supported the death penalty, called feminists “obnoxious bigots”, opposed equal marriage, and supported ripping up Scotland’s devolution settlement.

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5 things you need to know about the Scottish Visa plan

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The Scottish Government launched plans for a tailor-made migration system that serves Scotland’s interests, unlike the Tories’ draconian, failed approach. Here’s all you need to know.

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The real opposition: meet your new SNP Westminster frontbench team

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Fresh faces join the SNP frontbench team to stand up for Scotland in the face of Boris Johnson’s extreme Tory government.

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Here’s how we stood up for Scotland in 2019

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In one of the most chaotic years in the history of Westminster politics, SNP MPs have acted as the real opposition – consistently standing up for Scotland’s place in Europe and Scotland’s right to choose a better future. Here’s how.

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Boris Johnson’s Brexit Bill: what you need to know

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Boris Johnson’s Brexit Bill is deeply damaging for Scotland’s economy, public services and communities. Here’s what you need to know.

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The SNP’s Alternative Queen’s Speech

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The SNP’s Alternative Queen’s Speech calls for policies to deliver a fairer, more prosperous and more equal country, and for Westminster to accept that Scotland’s future must lie in Scotland’s hands.

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SNP Manifesto 2019: What we’re doing for rural and remote communities

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SNP MPs have worked hard to protect the interests of rural Scotland and we will continue to stand up for Scotland’s farmers, fishermen and rural communities.

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SNP Manifesto 2019: What we’re doing for the environment

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At Westminster, SNP MPs will press the UK government to step up to the challenge and match Scotland’s world-leading climate action.

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SNP Manifesto 2019: What we’re doing for families

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After nine years of Tory austerity, public services have been squeezed and families have suffered. It’s time to end it. Here’s how strong SNP voices will stand up for families at Westminster.

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SNP Manifesto 2019: What we’re doing for women

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Advancing women’s equality is central to the SNP manifesto, and a strong team of SNP MPs at Westminster will champion gender equality and fight for extending rights.

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SNP Manifesto 2019: What we’re doing for older people

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At this election we have an opportunity to change course. Here’s how SNP MPs will be strong voices for Scotland’s older people if elected.

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I’d never press the nuclear button – here’s why

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It’s absurd that a willingness to kill millions is now seen as a virility test for leadership, and I want no part.

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SNP MPs will fight for better, greener public transport

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The SNP announced its plans to push for the full devolution of rail powers to Scotland, on top of an ambitious blueprint for making public transport better and greener.

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Scotland must have powers over migration to build a system fit for purpose

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Immigration strengthens our economy, helps our public services thrive and enriches our society. Immigration powers must be devolved in Scotland, so we can do away with the damaging Tory approach once and for all.

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The longer we stay in the UK, the more damage will be done

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At this crucial election, Scotland is at a crossroads – continuing down the path of Boris Johnson’s Brexit Britain, or choosing a new path with independence.

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Take Scotland’s future out of Boris Johnson’s hands

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All elections are important, but this December 12 general election is the most important in our lifetimes. This election will determine who we are as a nation, and fundamentally, who will decide our future.

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SNP demands UK government action over rising child poverty

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Nicola Sturgeon has demanded the UK government follows Scotland’s lead and takes “real and determined action” to tackle the scourge of rising child poverty under the Tories.

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Vote SNP for an escape route from this Tory Brexit mess

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In this general election, only a vote for the SNP is a vote to stop Brexit, stop Tory austerity, and give Scotland the choice of a better future with independence.

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Serial loser: Boris Johnson and his litany of defeats

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In his short time as Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has already faced eleven embarrassing defeats in Parliament and two damning rulings in the courts. This is a Prime Minister with no authority, no majority, and no mandate from Scotland.

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First Minister’s open letter to EU citizens in Scotland

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon: “I am deeply proud that you chose to make Scotland your home and will do everything in my power to ensure you can stay. You will always be welcome here.”

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SNP will put the case for independence at the centre of the election

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The chaos of Brexit highlighted just how dysfunctional Westminster really is, and how no price is too high for the Tory fanatics’ dangerous ideology.