This week Glasgow is hosting the Scottish Export Awards – an event which brings together businesses from across Scotland to recognise and celebrate their achievements in selling their goods and services overseas.
In government we’re working to make sure all our young people get equal chances and choices to succeed in life.
Following last year’s General Election, Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson promised to “champion the Scottish national interest” at Westminster. But the reality has been very different.
Last week was just one of those weeks that put Westminster into perspective for me; at times it really showed this archaic monstrosity at it's worst. But there was two things that really stuck out for me.
In government, the SNP has prioritised investment in infrastructure to improve public services, enhance connectivity, create jobs and grow our economy.
In the last Westminster Parliament, SNP MPs passed the first ever SNP Private Members Bill - aimed at combating violence against women and domestic violence.
Under the SNP, the global reputation of Scotland's larder has soared with food and drink becoming one of the biggest contributors to our economy.
For centuries Scotland’s exports have reached every corner of the globe - and our trade performance continues to grow and strengthen.
Today the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer has set out the first Spring Statement on the economy and public finances. It's a statement that failed to change course on the economy - we face yet more damaging cuts to public services and a job-destroying Brexit, outside the Single Market. Here's the SNP response.