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2018

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 773 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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£33 MILLION BOOST FOR EDINBURGH AS TENS OF THOUSANDS CELEBRATE HOGMANAY

2018 TIPPED TO BE BIGGEST EVER CELEBRATIONS Tens of thousands of people will descend on Edinburgh to celebrate the New Year, attending one of the biggest street parties in the world, along with a num... read more..

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NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS MUST INCLUDE REAL LIVING WAGE FOR ALL

SNP MP David Linden has called on businesses to pledge a New Year's resolution to introduce a Real Living Wage for workers. The SNP MP has previously pushed for the UK government to raise its Natio... read more..

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22 LORDS-A-LEAPING INTO NEW YEAR AS NUMBER OF PEERS RISES

SNP MP Tommy Sheppard has slammed the increase in the number of peers in the House of Lords in the past year. UK Parliament statistics show that 22 new Lords were appointed between January and Dec... read more..

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NUMBER OF SCOTS WOMEN IN SPORT CONTINUES TO RISE

The SNP has welcomed figures that show the number of women across Scotland participating in basketball, football, hockey, aquatics, rugby, snow sports and tennis clubs has risen by 24% over the last f... read more..

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2018: 12 MONTHS THAT STRENGTHENED CASE FOR INDEPENDENCE

The “abject failure” of the Westminster establishment to respect Scotland’s interests over the past year has been a “powerful demonstration of why Scotland needs independence”, SNP Depute Leader Keith... read more..

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TORIES CRUEL ‘PRICE AND DEADLINE’ FOR EU NATIONALS

The SNP has hit out at the Home Office after controversial adverts were posted on social media to promote their flawed EU Settlement Scheme. Under the new scheme, EU nationals who currently resid... read more..

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POLLING ANALYSIS SHOWS SNP IN POLE POSITION

SUPPORT FOR INDEPENDENCE OUTSTRIPS TORY BREXIT   An end of year review of polling shows the SNP would be in pole position in Scotland for a snap ... read more..

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LEADING NORTH EAST BUSINESS SPEAKS OUT AGAINST BREXIT UNCERTAINTY

he Director of a long standing Aberdeen-based business, Caber Coffee, has demanded the UK government offer clarity for Scottish businesses on the UK's future trading relationship with the European Uni... read more..

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OVER 68,000 NEWBORNS HAVE ALREADY BENEFITED FROM ‘TRANSFORMATIVE’ BABY BOX POLICY

Latest figures have revealed that 68,513 newborns in Scotland the transformative Baby Box policy have received a Baby Box since they were introduced in 2017. The Baby Box is a key part of the Scot... read more..

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SCOTTISH SNOW SPORTS BOOST ECONOMY BY £31 MILLION

INVESTMENT IN FACILITIES HAS HELD VISITOR NUMBERS STRONG Scottish snow sports have boosted the economy by almost £31 million, according to latest estimates.  Additionally, negative projection... read more..

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UNELECTED LORDS GUZZLING BOTTLES OF FIZZ WHILE FOODBANK USE RISES

Unelected Lords drank hundreds of bottles of champagne over the last year – at a time when foodbank demand is rising.  Figures revealed under Freedom of Information show that bars and restaurant... read more..

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SCOTLAND’S GP WORKFORCE GETTING YOUNGER

Scotland’s GP workforce is getting younger, according to analysis of latest workforce statistics over the past ten years. There has been a 4.5% increase in the number of new GPs working in Scotlan... read more..

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SNP’S TOUGH ACTION ON DRINK DRIVING LEADS TO FALL IN OFFENCES

DRIVERS URGED NOT TO RISK IT THIS FESTIVE PERIOD The SNP has highlighted figures that show a steady decline in the number of offences for driving under the influence since tough action was taken by t... read more..

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CHRISTMAS OVER SKYPE: UK GOVERNMENT MUST SCRAP “RESTRICTIVE” FAMILY VISA RULES

The SNP’s Immigration spokesperson has repeated calls for the Tories to end their hostile immigration policy of “restrictive” family visa rules which sees many families separated.   In 2012 th... read more..

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BREXITEER CORBYN “INCAPABLE OF PROVIDING OPPOSITION”

Responding to comments made by Jeremy Corbyn that a Labour election win would not halt Brexit, SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford said:   “Jeremy Corbyn has finally come off the fence he’s b... read more..

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HUNDREDS TO KEEP LIGHTS ON OVER CHRISTMAS THANKS TO INNOVATIVE SCHEME

Hundreds of struggling Scots are set to keep their homes lit and warm over Christmas thanks to the roll-out of an innovative fuel-poverty scheme.   The Quick Credit scheme, introduced by Scottish... read more..

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OUR MAN IN EUROPE

Dear Friends, Finally, some good news! As you’ll know, six politicians: Andy Wightman MSP, Ross Greer MSP, Catherine Stihler MEP, David Martin MEP, Joanna Cherry MP, and I have – with Jolyon Maugham ... read more..

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MHAIRI BLACK: DECEMBER FOOD BANK REFERRALS EXPECTED AT ALL TIME HIGH

TORY GOVERNMENT’S AUSTERITY DRIVES MORE INTO HARDSHIP   SNP MP Mhairi Black has slammed the UK government as December foodbank referrals are expected to be the highest of 2018.   Latest o... read more..

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OPPOSITION PARTIES TABLE VOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE IN GOVERNMENT

The SNP, Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru and the Greens have tabled a vote of no confidence in the UK government.   It follows an amendment from the opposition parties to Labour’s no confidence mo... read more..

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IMMIGRATION PAPER DRIVEN BY TORY POLITICS, NOT ECONOMIC INTERESTS

The SNP’s Immigration spokesperson has warned that the Tory government’s belatedly published immigration white paper is driven solely by Tory politics, which will harm public services and businesses. ... read more..

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PMQs: PRIME MINISTER RUNNING SCARED OF NO CONFIDENCE MOTION

Ian Blackford MP has accused the Prime Minister of running scared of defeat in Parliament by denying time to a motion of no confidence in the UK government.  Yesterday, alongside other opposi... read more..

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IAN BLACKFORD: PRIME MINISTER’S TIME IS UP FOLLOWING FAILED EU SUMMIT

The SNP’s Westminster leader, Ian Blackford MP, has said that the Prime Minister’s “time is up” having returned from the EU Summit empty handed and delayed the vote on her Brexit deal till next year. ... read more..

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RUDD MUST FIND SOME COMPASSION FOR HER FIRST CHRISTMAS AT DWP

SNP CALL TO END CRUEL SANCTIONS AT FESTIVE SEASON Hannah Bardell MP has called on the UK government to show some compassion this Christmas and halt cruel sanctions to social security which can leave ... read more..

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UK GOVERNMENT PROGRAMME IGNORANT OF SYSTEMIC PROBLEMS IN MOD

SNP Defence spokesperson Stewart McDonald MP has slammed a severely delayed UK government defence report which fails to address many modern security concerns and systemic failures with the Ministry of... read more..

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OPPOSITION PARTIES TABLE AMENDMENT TO LABOUR NO CONFIDENCE MOTION

The SNP, Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru and the Greens have this evening tabled an amendment to Labour's No Confidence Motion in the Prime Minister, to instead bring a Vote of No Confidence in the UK ... read more..

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OPPOSITION LEADERS CALL ON CORBYN TO WORK TOGETHER AGAINST TORY BREXIT

Opposition party leaders in Westminster have called on Jeremy Corbyn to join them in forming a united front against the Prime Minister’s refusal to give Parliament a say on her Brexit proposals.  ... read more..

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O’HARA BRANDS SCOTTISH LABOUR AND TORY MPS AS “SHAMEFUL” AS THEY JOIN FORCES TO SELL-OUT SCOTLAND’S FISHING COMMUNITIES

Argyll and Bute MP, Brendan O’Hara criticised a Scottish Labour MP for joining forces with the Tories to vote down a key amendment to the Fisheries Bill which would have required UK government ministe... read more..

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TORIES “MAKING THE CASE FOR INDEPENDENCE”

COURT CASE SHOWS WESTMINSTER NOT WORKING FOR SCOTLAND  The Tories are making the case for independence, SNP Depute Leader Keith Brown has said – after this week’s ruling from the UK Supreme Cour... read more..

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