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.
🇪🇺 There is no deal that will ever make up for what Brexit takes away from us – Brexit is an act of vandalism on Scotland.
🏴 It’s time to chart our own future as an independent, European nation.
Boris Johnson knows how damaging his extreme Brexit is, so he’s hiding the impact assessments.
Last year, Boris Johnson was saying he had an “oven-ready” deal and that chances of a no-deal Brexit were “a million to one”. Now, he’s actively planning for it.
The UK government are promising preferential EU access for Northern Ireland, while imposing the hardest of Brexits on Scotland.
There are millions who still haven’t received a penny of UK government support. This has been an abject failure by a Prime Minister who’s missing in action.
Rishi Sunak splurges £29m on a Festival of Brexit, while freezing public sector pay, turning his back on the world’s poorest, failing to invest in a proper recovery
Boris Johnson and this Westminster government are abandoning their commitment to the world’s poorest during a global pandemic.
Westminster has brought decades of disaster with Brexit, an illegal war in Iraq & austerity – in Scotland, we’ve been delivering progressive change.
Boris Johnson must permanently uplift Universal Credit by £20, extend it to legacy benefits, and support the 3 million people completely abandoned by his government.
Last night, Boris Johnson gave a “cast-iron guarantee” that furlough would be available to Scotland whenever it’s needed. This morning, Robert Jenrick was rowing back on it.Scottish businesses and workers need clarity and fairness, not endless Tory obfuscation.
Alison Thewliss calls on the Chancellor to start providing people with the support they need, rather than spreading panic & chaos.
In 2018, Michael Gove “absolutely guaranteed” food imports after Brexit would meet the UK’s high standards. This week, the Tories, including Gove, voted AGAINST protecting food and farming standards. The SNP will always stand up for Scotland’s agriculture industry.
Research by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation confirms that Tory refusals to make the £20 Universal Credit uplift permanent means that 500,000 families are pushed into severe poverty and 50% living below the poverty line. Yet, Boris Johnson simply doesn’t care.
As Boris Johnson’s government attacks devolution, breaks international law and treats Scotland with contempt, is it any wonder that independence now has majority support?
The clock towards a no-deal Brexit is ticking, and the Tories are gambling with our economic future in the middle of a health emergency.
Coronavirus is an unprecedented emergency and it requires an unprecedented response. It’s time for an emergency universal basic income so that no one is left behind.
While the Tories are insulting people and wilfully damaging Scotland’s economy, we value immigrants and will always stand up for Scotland’s interests.
The majority of Scottish taxpayers pay less tax than anyone else in the UK, while receiving best value for public services. Watch another Tory myth unravelling as Alister Jack admits the facts.
While Labour leadership candidates try to avoid even mentioning Scotland in prime-time TV debates, they can’t escape the reality of growing support for independence.
Amy Callaghan delivers an astounding speech, offering a vision of hope and pledging that SNP MPs are in Westminster to “settle up for Scotland, not to settle down.”
Undemocratic, unacceptable, unsustainable. Boris Johnson can’t keep denying Scotland’s democratic right to choose our future.