The UK Government appears intent on being an obstacle to Scotland’s ambitious plans to tackle climate change.
A no-deal Brexit would cause a long-term and widespread damage in Scotland – shrinking the economy, slashing jobs, increasing food prices and causing chaos. We cannot, and will not, accept that.
We have a serious problem with transphobia in Scotland and it is one that we need to face up to. Respecting the identity of trans people is a core part of that.
Theresa May has continuously ignored Scotland’s voice, Scotland’s interests and the votes of the democratically elected Scottish Parliament. Whoever replaces her, it’s only about to get worse.
Rural consumers in Scotland must not be penalised for shopping online. That’s why we’re leading the campaign to scrap unfair delivery charges still being applied in many parts of Scotland.
Scotland’s future must be decided by the people of Scotland, not by a self-serving Tory feud.
Boris Johnson has a record of dishonesty, of stoking division in communities and of explicitly racist language. He is not fit for office.
Scotland must not be held hostage by a Tory Party consumed by chaos and occupied by careerists. Scotland must have a choice over the direction of its future.
Full text of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s speech at the European Policy Centre in Brussels, restating Scottish Government support for continued EU membership.
Many of the candidates to be the next Prime Minister express utter disdain for Scotland and will drag us out of the EU in an act of economic self-harm.
As the Tories lurch further to the extremes, it’s clear Westminster and Scotland are on diverging paths. We can choose a better future with independence – and that choice must be ours to make.
The prospect of another hard-right Tory Prime Minister highlights the need for the people of Scotland to have a choice. Scotland’s future must be in Scotland’s hands – not those of Boris Johnson or Nigel Farage.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As Scotland’s biggest political gathering draws to a close, here are your #SNP19 highlights from day two.
“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.
As the first day of Scotland’s biggest political gathering draws to a close, here are your #SNP19 highlights.
“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.
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.