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The #GE2019 Bus Tour: rolling updates

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The SNP is taking its message to every corner of Scotland on a campaign bus tour. Follow the latest news here.

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

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Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal clearly ignores Scotland’s wishes and interests, and means that Scotland is being treated unfairly compared to other UK nations. That is unacceptable and SNP MPs will vote against it.

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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.

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Queen’s Speech: what you need to know

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While the SNP government is building a fairer society with progressive policies, the Tory government’s toxic agenda is offering nothing but harm for Scotland. Here’s how.

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Unworkable, undeliverable, undesirable: Boris Johnson’s new Brexit proposals

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Boris Johnson’s “new” Brexit proposals have been dismissed as unworkable and exposed as damaging for Scotland. Here’s the facts.

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Boris Johnson’s Tory conference speech: 5 things you need to know

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We watched Boris Johnson’s speech, so you don’t have to. Here are the key takeaways from Boris Johnson’s conference speech, debunking his dangerous plans to drag Scotland out of the EU with an extreme Brexit.

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Opposition parties must unite to bring down Boris Johnson

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Boris Johnson sought to silence Parliament and shut down democracy, so that he and his Vote Leave cronies could railroad us to economic devastation. He must resign or be removed from office immediately.

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Westminster in chaos: 5 things you need to know

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As the hard-right Tory government continues to falls apart and Westminster descends to chaos, Boris Johnson comes under fire for his illegal, extreme actions. Here’s what you need to know.

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Do the Scottish Tories have no shame?

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It is shameful that a Conservative member of Parliament gets up and asks about the money we’re spending to prepare for the impact of a policy that his party is imposing on Scotland against our will.

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It is Boris Johnson who broke the law and it is Boris Johnson who must resign

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Boris Johnson’s behaviour shames his office, shames the UK Government, and shames the Conservative Party – he must now resign. The Supreme Court ruling demonstrates beyond doubt that Westminster politics is broken.

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Brexit chaos continues as Boris Johnson’s shutdown of Parliament ruled unlawful – latest updates

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Boris Johnson’s dictator-like shutdown of Parliament has just been ruled unlawful by the Supreme Court. Keep up with the latest news with our timeline of recent events.

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This is a defining moment in the failure of the British state

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Boris Johnson has been acting like a dictator – he lied to MPs, misled the Queen, and shut down Parliament to force a no-deal Brexit through the backdoor. Following the Supreme Court ruling, he must resign.

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Boris Johnson must resign for acting unlawfully

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“Let’s be blunt about the significance of the ruling. It has found that the PM acted unlawfully in seeking to prorogue Parliament, that he had no good reason for doing so, that in fact it was about evading scrutiny. I think Boris Johnson should resign.”

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Europe is more ready than ever to welcome Scotland

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In Scotland and in the EU, attitudes on independence are changing. We must now rise to the opportunity of being an equal partner in building a more progressive Europe.

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Court ruling was a damning indictment of a PM who is ripping up the rule book

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Joanna Cherry QC MP: “Boris Johnson cannot be allowed to break the law with impunity – I am proud that the Scottish courts have led the charge in reminding him that he is not above the law.”

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Boris Johnson suspends UK Parliament: what you need to know

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Boris Johnson is acting like a dictator and suspending the UK Parliament to prevent MPs holding him to account, as his authority crumbles. Here’s what you need to know.

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We stand ready to protect our democracy and stop Boris Johnson in his tracks

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Scotland must not pay the price of a no-deal Brexit, a hard-right Tory obsession for which Boris Johnson has no mandate. We will work with others in Parliament to stop Johnson in his tracks.

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‘Outrageous. Ridiculous. Dictatorship.’ What Boris Johnson’s Cabinet used to say about shutting down Parliament

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Only a few weeks ago, senior Tories suggested that shutting down Parliament would be “absolutely outrageous”. Now when Boris Johnson is attacking democracy, his Cabinet members have gone into hiding.