09/01/2016

Mhairi Black highlights pension inequality for women

I initially became aware of this issue through constituents bringing it to my attention. Many women came forward to tell me that they had not had any notification of changes to their state pension age, and those who had received any information had found it conflicting and constantly changing. 

09/01/2016

#SP16 National Day of Action

Today sees the SNP’s first national Day of Action of the Scottish Parliament election campaign – as party members across the country kick off the year by taking our positive message directly to people in their communities.

We approach this year’s election in buoyant mood and excited about the opportunity to lead a great, national debate about how we keep Scotland moving forward.

08/01/2016

Stay alert to further flooding risk

The Scottish Government is encouraging people to continue checking local weather forecasts and travel information as parts of the country continue to be badly affected by recent flooding and bad weather.

Many communities are still clearing up after Storm Frank. However that clear-up has been hampered by further bad weather over the last few days.

07/01/2016

Free school meals puts equality at heart of SNP agenda

One year ago this week the SNP introduced free school meals for all pupils in Primary 1 to 3.

06/01/2016

Nicola Sturgeon launches Scotland's National Improvement Framework

Nicola Sturgeon has set out Scotland’s new National Improvement Framework alongside her aspiration for Scotland’s education system to be world leading.

The SNP are committed to having a Scottish education system which delivers excellence, aspiration and ambition. We want Scotland’s children to reach their full potential, and for this to be determined by aptitude and hard work, rather than by their circumstances or background.

06/01/2016

SNP Disabled Member Conference: Saturday 30 January

Saturday 30 January, Crowne Plaza, Glasgow 10.00 – 16.00

Later this month, the SNP will be hosting our first ever conference specifically for disabled members.

Organised by disabled members, it’s an opportunity to nurture skills and encourage debate in a way that feels comfortable and in a space that empowers us.

05/01/2016

Nicola Sturgeon at New Year Debate

As Parliament meets for the first time in 2016, Nicola Sturgeon has led a debate reviewing the progress made by the SNP in Government since 2007, and looking ahead to the future.

03/01/2016

Nicola Sturgeon launches #SP16 campaign

This year, 2016, will be another big and important year for Scotland.

02/01/2016

SNP enter election year ready to build on record in government

As we enter election year, the SNP has a positive message of achievement in government and ambition for Scotland’s future.

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