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April 2018

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 63 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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LABOUR AND LIB DEMS RAISE CONCERNS OVER WITHDRAWAL BILL

TORIES RISK ISOLATION OVER HOLYROOD POWER GRAB   Opposition leaders at Holyrood have voiced concerns over the UK Government’s proposed amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill, which the Scottish Gov... read more..

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NEW HOME SECRETARY MUST DITCH THERESA MAY’S TOXIC TORY IMMIGRATION POLICIES

CALL FOR ROOT AND BRANCH REVIEW AND DEVOLUTION OF POWERS  The SNP has said new Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, must ditch Theresa May’s toxic immigration policies – warning a change of personnel at... read more..

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UK POLITICAL SYSTEM LEAVES SCOTLAND DISSATISFIED

More people are unsatisfied with the UK political system in Scotland than in any other part of the UK – reflecting the growing disenchantment of voters in Scotland with Westminster system of gove... read more..

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PRIME MINISTER MUST ORDER “ROOT AND BRANCH REVIEW” OF HOSTILE IMMIGRATION POLICY

The SNP’s Justice and Home Affairs spokesperson has called for a “root and branch review” of the UK Government’s immigration policy, including a review of the 2014 and 2016 Immigration Acts.  ... read more..

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'FOREIGN OFFICE OFFICIALS MET CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA TO BUILD TIES TO TRUMP'

FCO PAID £400 000 TO CONTROVERSIAL SCL GROUP   The Foreign and Commonwealth Office met with Cambridge Analytica on several occasions, and paid over £400 000 to its parent co read more..

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LABOUR’S “EXTRAORDINARY HYPOCRISY” ON PUBLIC CONTRACT POWERS

Scottish Labour will be guilty of “extraordinary hypocrisy” if they fail to back to back the SNP against the Tory power grab – which would give away powers Labour have demanded the Scottish Government... read more..

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PRESSURE MOUNTS ON SCOTTISH LABOUR TO SUPPORT DEVOLUTION – OR SIDE WITH THE TORIES

HENRY MCLEISH CALLS FOR SUPPORT FOR STURGEON OVER EU WITHDRAWAL BILL Pressure is mounting on Scottish Labour to support the Scottish Government’s opposition to the UK Government’s legislation to leav... read more..

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WITHDRAWAL BILL AMENDMENTS LEAVE SCOTTISH FISHING EXPOSED

TORIES CAN’T BE TRUSTED – SCOTLAND NEEDS A SEAT AT THE TABLE The amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill tabled this week at Westminster expose the Scottish fishing industry to further betrayal by the T... read more..

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Dear Friends, This has been a busy week in Brussels, but the most significant developments have been in London. Firstly, the House of Lords backed the UK staying in the Customs Union, incorporating t... read more..

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WINDRUSH: AMBER RUDD MUST GO NOW – HOME SECRETARY’S POSITION UNTENABLE

TORIES AND LABOUR MUST DITCH TOXIC ANTI-IMMIGRANT POLICIES AND RHETORIC Following the latest revelations over the Tory government’s Windrush scandal, the SNP has said Home Secretary Amber Rudd must n... read more..

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AMBER RUDD MUST STEP DOWN OVER A RECORD OF "CALLOUS INCOMPETENCE" BY THE HOME OFFICE

The SNP has criticised the Home Secretary for presiding over a “litany of callous incompetence”, and called on her to do the right thing and resign, following the revelation that the Home Office had s... read more..

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LABOUR MUST SAY IF THEY’LL STAND UP FOR DEVOLUTION – OR SIDE WITH TORIES

Labour must confirm whether they’ll stand up for the principles of devolution or side with the Tories over their power grab, the SNP has said.   The Tory EU Withdrawal Bill would enable the po... read more..

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SNP WRITE TO INFORMATION COMMISSIONER OVER CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA ‘CONCERNS’

‘OTHER PARTIES MUST COME CLEAN OVER LINKS TO DATA FIRMS’ – IAN BLACKFORD   The SNP has this evening written to the Information Commissioner to provide documents which call into question clai... read more..

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PMQs: PRIME MINISTER PRESSED ON CUSTOMS UNION

The Prime Minister was pressed on membership of the Customs Union when the UK leaves the EU. Ian Blackford MP asked, “why is it, that jobs, living standards, even the Good Friday Agreement, are al... read more..

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TORY HYPOCRISY OVER GAELIC TEACHER RECRUITMENT

The Scottish Tories have been accused of “breathtaking hypocrisy” in a debate on a National Plan for Gaelic at Holyrood this afternoon.   Tory MSP Liz Smith tabled an amendment calling for pri... read more..

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TORY WELFARE REGIME IN CHAOS AS OVER HALF OF PIP APPEALS SUCCESSFUL

Over half of disability benefit appeals in Scotland are successful, figures uncovered under FOI show – exposing the complete failure of the Tory approach to welfare.   The FOI response shows t... read more..

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SCOTS SANCTIONED BY DWP 400,000 TIMES SINCE 2010

Scots have been sanctioned by the DWP over 400,000 times since 2010, figures compiled by the Scottish Parliament’s Information Centre (SPICe) show.   The staggering figure does not include sa... read more..

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IAN BLACKFORD: HOME SECRETARY'S POSITION 'UNTENABLE'

PRIME MINISTER MUST SHOW LEADERSHIP   The SNP's Leader at Westminster Ian Blackford MP has said the Home Secretary's position is untenable following the Windrush scandal and the Prime Minister mu... read more..

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Our man in Europe

Dear Friends, Another week of technical negotiations has passed with what seemed to be little to report - until this morning! The UK finally decided to put forward a proposal to solve the Irish bo... read more..

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MOMENTUM BUILDS FOR CUSTOMS UNION

The SNP’s Europe spokesperson, Stephen Gethins MP, has said that the UK government "can no longer continue being deaf to the growing chorus of calls" to protect the UK’s continued membership of the cu... read more..

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DAVIDSON MUST ANSWER ON TORY LINKS WITH CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA

SNP MSP George Adam has today written to Ruth Davidson demanding that she explains whether reports linking the Tories and Cambridge Analytica are accurate – and confirm whether and when the Conservati... read more..

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UK GOVERNMENT "FAILS TO INVESTIGATE TORY DONOR"

BUZZFEED INVESTIGATION REVEALS UK AUTHORITIES 'REFUSED TO ASSIST INVESTIGATION IN TO CONSERVATIVE’S BIGGEST CORPORATE DONOR'  The SNP has said the Prime Minister has serious questions to answer ... read more..

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‘ANOTHER TORY BETRAYAL’ ON SHIPBUILDING

INTERNATIONAL TENDERS FOR NEW SUPPORT VESSELS' QUITE ASTOUNDING’   SNP Defence procurement spokesperson Douglas Chapman MP has said the announcement that the UK government is putting out Ministry... read more..

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REDUCING ‘COST OF SCHOOL DAY’ WORKING TO TACKLE ATTAINMENT GAP

Schools across Scotland are improving attainment and children’s well-being by tackling the ‘cost of the school day’, the Child Poverty Action Group has told Holyrood’s Education Committee. In writ... read more..

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DEFEAT IN LORDS ANOTHER 'SIGNIFICANT FAILURE' IN BREXIT SHAMBLES

SNP International Affairs spokesperson Stephen Gethins MP has said that tonight's defeat for the UK government in the House of Lords on a vote on the customs union is 'another significant failure... read more..

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TORY GOVERNMENT'S "SHEER ARROGANCE" OVER CONTINUITY BILL

COURT CHALLENGE AN ASSAULT ON HOLYROOD'S DEMOCRATIC LEGITIMACY Following an Urgent Question today, the SNP’s Justice and Home Affairs spokesperson has said that the “sheer arrogance” of the Tory gove... read more..

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UK WORSE OFF UNDER EVERY BREXIT DEAL, NEW STUDY FINDS

TORY PREFERRED OPTION WOULD COST THREE TIMES SCOTTISH NHS BUDGET  New analysis has found that every Brexit option would leave the UK worse off – with Theresa May’s preferred ‘bespoke’ deal costi... read more..

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PMQs: MAY DEFENDS CALLOUS COMMENTS ON RAPE CLAUSE

PRIME MINISTER’S RESPONSE “SHAMEFUL” The Prime Minister has defended controversial comments by her Secretary of State that the rape clause provides victims with “double support.” Ian Blackford MP... read more..

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SNP SEEK URGENT MEETING WITH DWP MINISTER OVER “UNFORGIVABLE” RAPE CLAUSE COMMENTS

SNP MP Alison Thewliss has written to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions calling for an urgent meeting over comments made by the Minister during a Holyrood Social Security Committee on the T... read more..

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BRIGHT FUTURE FOR BIFAB

Kirkcaldy MSP David Torrance and Na h-Eileanan an Iar MP Angus Brendan MacNeil have praised the new investment secured for fabrication firm BiFab and its yards at Methil and Burntisland in Fife and Ar... read more..

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