Scotland is a welcoming country – but the Tory ‘hostile environment’ policies on asylum and migration are failing us all.
Scotland established the world’s first Climate Justice Fund, which we’re now doubling. We also became the first nation in the world to contribute funding for loss and damage, earning praise from the UN.
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.
Keir Starmer: “Respect and listening to Scotland has to be an essential part of this.” Also Keir Starmer: “Make Brexit work, don’t just say ‘get it done’, make it work.”
This week, the UN praised Scotland’s work on climate change and Net Zero targets. The Tory UK Government’s decision to break their promises and abandon “shovel-ready” carbon capture projects in Scotland undermines that work.
Our campaign to reverse Tory cuts continues, but only independence will truly protect those on the lowest incomes – as Emma Harper MSP in the South of Scotland explains in our latest Channel 4 political slot.
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.
UN chief António Guterres praised Scotland’s world-leading Net Zero targets, and the efforts to pursue climate justice, at COP26.