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Call to investigate claims of EU voters being denied their right to vote

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Michael Russell MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations, has called for an investigation into reports that EU citizens were unable to vote in the EU Parliament elections.

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We can halt Brexit and save ourselves from Boris Johnson

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On Thursday, Scotland has a choice – vote for parties that have ignored Scotland throughout this Brexit chaos, or vote SNP to protect Scotland’s place in Europe.

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7 broken Brexit promises the Tories want you to forget

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The architects of Brexit told numerous lies and would rather have you forget them. As the Tories hide from the upcoming European election, we thought we’d remind them.

Ian Blackford
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Time to send a clear message: Scotland will not be ignored

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This year’s European Elections are the most important in Scotland’s history. We must send an unequivocal message that Scotland must be kept at the heart of Europe, where it belongs.

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A vote for the SNP is a vote to put the brakes on Brexit

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On May 23, let us send a clear message to the EU that Scotland is a proud European nation, and let us send an equally unequivocal message to Westminster that Scotland rejects the increasingly inward-looking politics of the Tories.

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Polls show people want change from failed Westminster system

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The system is broken and any pretence of an ‘equal partnership’ in the UK is gone.
Scotland deserves the choice of a better future than Brexit Britain – that choice must be ours to make.

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Day Two at #SNP19

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As Scotland’s biggest political gathering draws to a close, here are your #SNP19 highlights from day two.

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Nicola Sturgeon’s address to conference

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“Let us build that fairer nation, and let Scotland – an independent Scotland – play our part in building the better world that we know is possible.” Read Nicola Sturgeon’s full #SNP19 speech here.

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Jeane Freeman’s address to conference

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“Ours is a positive vision for Scotland, a vision of hope, or opportunity, of possibility. A vision grounded in a track record of achievement.”
Read Jeane Freeman’s #SNP19 speech here.

Ian Blackford applauding the crowd at Conference
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Ian Blackford’s address to conference

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“Westminster is dragging us down the path to economic disaster. The people of Scotland deserve the choice of a better future than Brexit Britain”. Read Ian’s full speech to #SNP19 here.

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Day One at #SNP19

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As the first day of Scotland’s biggest political gathering draws to a close, here are your #SNP19 highlights.

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John Swinney’s address to conference

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“Our role is to provide the people of Scotland with an ambitious vision – brimming with hope – of what our country can be”.
Read John Swinney’s full speech here.

Michael Russell speaking at Conference
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Michael Russell’s conference opening speech

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Read Michael Russell’s opening #SNP19 speech in full, outlining our vision for Scottish independence and our desire to build a progressive, outward-looking society.

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European elections – a chance to show Brussels Scotland wants to remain

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Cancelling elections because you are afraid you – or your friends – will lose them is abhorrent in any democracy. Nonetheless, both the UK Chancellor and the UK Foreign Secretary appear to be more than flirting with the idea of doing away with the impending European elections.

Westminster and Big Ben
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This Week in Westminster: Scotland’s interests ignored as Tories and Labour plot a Brexit stitch-up

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This week in Westminster, we stood up for Scotland’s place in the European Union, called out the Tories for welfare cuts, and argued against the abhorrent renewal of Trident.
This is a weekly digest of the key events and highlights from your SNP MPs as they stand up for Scotland.

A rally outside of Holyrood in support of remaining in the EU
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7 reasons why we need a second EU referendum

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Scotland has so much to lose from a Brexit it never voted for. A second EU referendum is the best way out of the ever-deepening chaos.

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Trident – what you need to know

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As a weapons system designed for the Cold War, the case for Trident is non-existent in 2019. Nuclear weapons are wrong – strategically, morally and financially. We have consistently opposed Trident and will continue to do so.

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Tories should hang their heads in shame on fourth anniversary of benefits freeze

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Today marks the beginning of the fourth year of the benefit freeze and its disastrous impact. The Tories’ targeting of austerity at the most disadvantaged is a moral outrage.

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Brexit chaos shows that time is fast approaching for Scotland to forge its own future

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Scotland will not be held hostage by a Tory Government more interested in putting its fractured party interests above all else. Scotland deserves better and must be given the choice to decide its future.

Edinburgh skyline with Holyrood park
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Holyrood is a far cry from the decayed Dickensian theme park that is Westminster

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ON this relaxing Sunday morning, spare a thought for the 35 brave souls who make up the SNP group at Westminster and who will shortly be preparing to return there for another week.

Nicola Sturgeon in front of a colourful wall
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Nicola Sturgeon’s open letter to EU citizens living in Scotland

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Scotland is your home, you are welcome here, and you are valued. You play a crucial role in Scotland’s economy and public services. You are a vital part of Scotland not just for the skills and talent you bring to our country but also the diversity and richness you bring to our culture and communities.

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Scotland can do better than Johnson, Raab or Jacob Rees-Mogg

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This week’s goings-on at Westminster exposed these Tory Brexiteers as a triumvirate of political charlatans – and showed that Scotland’s future is undoubtedly better with independence.

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Tourism is one of Scotland’s key industries – but Tory visa plans could be catastrophic

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Recent statistics have shown that record numbers are visiting Scotland’s historic sights. However, a significant proportion of people working in the industry are EU citizens – over 11% – so leaving the EU is a huge threat to the strength of the sector’s workforce.

Ian Blackford outside Westminster
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Scotland’s future must not be dictated by Tory and DUP Brexiteers

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The DUP and the Tory Brexit extremists have been given more influence over Scotland’s future than the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish people.

Nicola Sturgeon at Conference
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The people of Scotland deserve the chance to choose a better future than Tory Brexit chaos

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This past week was one of the most extraordinary in UK political history. And it was one which showed, beyond all doubt, that Scotland’s needs are being totally ignored by Westminster.

Big Ben
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The decline of the British state has been years in the making

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Where I meet diplomats and journalists from other countries they nearly always end up remarking that their admiration for British governance – for debate and dialogue – has been completely destroyed by what they have witnessed in the last two and a half years.

Westminster and Big Ben
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This Week in Westminster: Theresa May’s dead Brexit deal defeated again

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In a busy week dominated by deepening Brexit chaos, Theresa May’s deal faced another crushing defeat, Parliament voted to extend Article 50, and the Tories and Labour continued acting against Scotland’s interests.

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6 things you need to know about the latest Brexit developments

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After another chaotic week where Theresa May faced a second crushing defeat on her Brexit deal, here’s six things you need to know about the latest Brexit developments.