Nicola Sturgeon speech to the Scottish Women’s Convention

Below is a speech given by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to the Scottish Women’s Convention on the week of International Women’s Day. Check against delivery.


Power grab puts the Tories on the wrong side of history - again

More than 20 years ago, the people of Scotland voted overwhelmingly for a national parliament.



National campaigning celebrating women and fighting for equality

The SNP is taking to the streets on Saturday 10th March in a national day of campaigning celebrating women and equality.



Apprenticeships change lives – I know it changed mine

Back in 2008, I completed my apprenticeship in Business Administration at Glasgow Credit Union. 



Susan Aitken: leading an unashamedly feminist SNP City Government in Glasgow

My message to women and girls on International Women's Day is: don't let anything stand in your way. You will encounter sexism in your life and as you try and make your career but don't let it stand in your way. Stand up to it.



Marking the enormous contribution made by women in Scotland

How we commemorate our history is enormously important – it shapes how we understand our society, and is a vital part of our thriving tourism industry.



Only Nordic-style deal can protect trade and jobs

Nicola Sturgeon has called on the Prime Minister to defy Tory hardliners on Brexit, warning that only a Norway-style deal with the EU can deliver on the promise to protect trade and jobs.



Our action on STEM education and training

Research suggests that 65 per cent of children in preschool today will work in jobs or careers that don’t yet exist.


13 facts about the health service under the SNP

We all rely on our NHS - that’s why we want to make sure it’s fit for the future. Under the SNP health funding, NHS staffing and patient satisfaction are all at record highs.


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