It will come as no surprise to anyone that I believe countries should be independent—but I also believe that, in the modern world, independent countries must work together.
With just days to go until the EU Referendum, the result of the vote is in the balance. Polls showing a lead for ‘Brexit’ should act as a wake-up call to anyone who assumed that it would be an easy win for the Remain side.
I can remember it like it was only yesterday.
The crunching feeling in my stomach - nerves, excitement and just a little too much cheap rosé wine - as I approached the door of the first gay bar I would walk into.
I wasn't sure what to expect. I had watched Queer as Folk and expected it to be something like that, but this was Glasgow, my home city. Could it really be that, well, camp and racy? (I needn't have worried.)
During the last parliamentary stage of the Investigatory Powers Bill the SNP expressed grave concerns and committed to working towards amending it. We said that if it was not amended satisfactorily we would vote it down at a later stage. As the Bill reaches it’s final parliamentary hurdle tomorrow, It appears that stage has now been reached.
I could not be more proud to be Scotland’s first ever Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform. From our land, air, seas, climate, flora and fauna, I think there are very few out there who will disagree with me when I say that Scotland’s stunning natural environment is one of our most precious assets.
To mark #VolunteersWeek we hear from SNP members about some of the amazing work they’re doing for good causes
Up and down the country, people are giving up their time and volunteering for good causes. Whether they’re doing local litter-picks, running local social groups, or volunteering overseas to help those in need, the efforts of volunteers make a huge difference.
Here’s just some of the support the SNP Scottish government is providing for families in Scotland.
Today Nicola Sturgeon set out the priorities that will guide the SNP in Government over the next five years. Here’s what you need to know:
Last December, David Cameron came to the House of Commons and argued for the United Kingdom to join the ill-advised coalition bombing campaign in Syria. The SNP made clear that the Prime Minister had failed to make the case for bombing, and that these actions would likely strengthen the terrorist organisation of Daesh, rather than usher in its defeat.