The Tories have a habit of making promises to the people of Scotland and then never delivering on them; this week was no different.
This week the Scottish Government will publish a detailed study on the implications of leaving the European Union. Here’s what First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said ahead of the publication.
When it came to Brexit news, 2018 began much as 2017 ended - with The Tories breaking promises to Scotland on protecting devolution and Labour backing up their extreme Brexit plans.
Plastic doesn’t biodegrade, making it important to reduce the amount of plastic we waste and recycle more.
As the UK government moves into the critical second phase of the Brexit negotiations, and with just ten months to go before a deal is due to be in place between the UK and EU, time is running out to prevent the unprecedented economic catastrophe of an extreme Tory Brexit.
Over the past ten years we’ve taken action help young people get into work. We have met our target to reduce youth unemployment by 40 per cent, four years ahead of schedule, with a rate that is amongst the lowest in the EU.
It’s more than a decade since David Cameron hugged a husky and urged people to ‘Vote Blue, Go Green’ - yet the Tory record on the environment has never matched this rhetoric.
While Scotland now has a lower proportion of workers on zero-hours contracts than the UK average, too many people aren’t given the job security they deserve from their employer.
The year ahead has the potential to be one of the most significant in Scotland’s recent history. I believe that it will be a year in which a new Scotland continues to emerge – an emboldened, more confident and more assertive nation.