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.
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.”
Westminster descends into chaos as Boris Johnson’s dictator-like shutdown of Parliament is ruled unlawful by Scotland’s highest court. Keep up with the latest news with our timeline of recent events.
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.
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.
‘Outrageous. Ridiculous. Dictatorship.’ What Boris Johnson’s Cabinet used to say about shutting down Parliament
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.
Boris Johnson is shutting down Parliament to impose a catastrophic no-deal Brexit without a mandate. This brazen attack on democracy highlights just how broken Westminster is.
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.
Ahead of Tuesday’s deadline to register to vote for the Shetland by-election, SNP hopeful Tom Wills has penned an open letter to young voters, urging them to get behind the SNP as the country’s biggest and strongest anti-Brexit voice.
Boris Johnson is a pompous, offensive, crass, and dangerous character. Even worse than he himself, is him with the addition of his hard-right Cabinet.
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.
In the face of yet another disastrous Tory Prime Minister we didn’t vote for, it’s no wonder a majority of people in Scotland now want a fresh independence referendum.
The UK Government appears intent on being an obstacle to Scotland’s ambitious plans to tackle climate change.
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.