Energy providers in Scotland are forced to pay the highest transmission charges in Europe, set at Westminster.
We’re in a Tory cost of living crisis, and the UK government is punishing our renewable sector and failing to tackle soaring energy costs.
Tories partied throughout lockdown and now they’re partying through this cost of living crisis, ignoring the struggles people are facing.
Rishi Sunak could have introduced an emergency package of support for families to help tackle this Tory cost of living crisis. Instead, he choose to bury his head in the sand and continue with his austerity agenda.
It’s time for the UK government to introduce a windfall tax. Large companies who made excessive profits must pay their share to help struggling families.
The Tories’ response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis is a disgrace – creating the slowest, most bureaucratic and incompetent response in the whole of Europe.
80% of people in Scotland want Boris Johnson to resign, but the Scottish Secretary thinks he’s “doing a fantastic job”.
In 2014, Scotland was promised a “partnership of equals”. Now, Boris Johnson – who thinks devolution is a “disaster” – is pursuing a power grab and an assault on the Scottish Parliament.
Today, Tories voted against suspending one of their own MPs after the standards committee found an “egregious” breach of corruption rules. It’s one rule for them, and another for the rest of us.
Boris Johnson’s government may claim that they are different – but it is their party that chose to impose austerity.
In 2014, the UK government promised Scotland a new carbon capture and storage facility. Now, they’ve broken that promise and chose to divert funding to England instead.
James Withers, Scottish food and drink industry leader, says the UK government is “divorced from reality” on Brexit. From food shortages, to fuel shortages and rising prices, we’re all paying for this Tory Brexit.
Douglas Ross: “People have to be really clear that a vote for the SNP is a vote for another independence referendum”. Scotland voted SNP in record numbers, with the most votes any party has ever received in a Scottish election.
All parties in the Scottish Parliament united to reject the cruel Universal Credit cut that will push thousands into poverty. All parties apart from one – the Scottish Tories.
The pattern from this UK Tory government has been clear throughout the pandemic – it’s one rule for them and another for the rest of us.
The House of Lords has no democratic legitimacy and neither does Baroness Ruth Davidson.
Ian Blackford takes Boris Johnson and this Tory government to task for their history of racism and failure to stand up to actions of racists.
SNP MPs voted to reject the Tories’ callous cuts to international aid and keep the promises to our fellow global citizens.
Tories say they want to prevent illegal crossings – but won’t open up any safe and legal routes. They say they’re ‘compassionate’ – but are cutting international aid for the vulnerable.
It’s a scandal that in the midst of the pandemic, Tory ministers were misusing emergency COVID contracts for constitutional campaigning – instead of saving lives.
If the Tories insist there won’t be an independence referendum, why are they spending so much money on the Union Unit to fight independence?
Boris Johnson must permanently extend the £20 Universal Credit uplift, and support the 1.3 million pushed into poverty by Tory cuts.
Industry leader James Withers tells MPs the UK “created history in being the only country ever to impose economic sanctions on itself”.
Owen Thompson presented a Bill to tackle the wasteful, unaccountable and secretive culture of Tory cronyism.
Families need urgent financial support now, such as making the Universal Credit uplift permanent, not more dither and delay from Boris Johnson.
The UK government has admitted to putting Scotland at a Brexit competitive disadvantage – despite Baroness Ruth Davidson and David Mundell saying this must never happen.
👇 We now know what this Tory Brexit means:
✖️ Broken promises
💷 Economic vandalism
🇪🇺 Leaving the largest free trading bloc
🌍 An isolated UK in the middle of a global pandemic
🏴 There’s now an empty seat at the top table of Europe, but it doesn’t have to be empty for long.