26/11/2017

Helping children develop and maintain a love of reading

We believe that reading has the power to change lives. Encouraging children to read for pleasure can have a significant impact on wellbeing and boost educational attainment.

 

25/11/2017

Made in Scotland: securing our manufacturing future

Manufacturing is hugely important to Scotland’s economy, accounting for over half of our international exports and employing nearly 190,000 people across the country.

 

25/11/2017

Every child deserves a forever home

As a former Children's Panel member, I know that there are so many wonderful children across Scotland that need and deserve somewhere to belong and to be happy.

 

24/11/2017

Our plan for Scotland: tackling poverty and inequality

We have set out bold new measures to make Scotland the fairer nation we all want it to be. Here’s just some of what we’ll do in the next year to tackle poverty and inequality.

 

23/11/2017

The future’s far from bright in Brexit Britain

The UK Chancellor has published his budget plans for the year ahead. When you look beyond all the Tory smoke and mirrors, this budget makes very gloomy reading.

 

23/11/2017

Universal Credit forces terminally ill people to “self-certify” that they are dying

Elaine Donnelly says she’s battle weary. Numb. Elaine isn’t a Universal Credit claimant nor is she a politician, she just tries to help the sick and the dying to navigate the complexities of their Universal Credit claims.

 

22/11/2017

The UK budget: what it means for you

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, has delivered another Tory austerity budget that cuts funding for public services but protects the super-rich.

 

22/11/2017

Ian Blackford MP's response to the 2017 UK budget

Below is the speech given by SNP Westminster Leader Ian Blackford MP in response to the Chancellor's 2017 budget. 

 

21/11/2017

Letter to Jeremy Corbyn: Why is Labour supporting the Tories on Brexit?

Dear Jeremy,

Last night the Labour Party abstained on a crucial vote aimed at protecting the UK’s place in the customs union. I find this particularly difficult to understand given that the amendment the House voted on was in the name of the Labour Member for Edinburgh South, Ian Murray.

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