Sue Gray’s update revealed that 16 parties took place in Downing Street during the lockdown – 12 of which are under investigation by police. The update provides further confirmation of the ‘one rule for us, another rule for everyone else’ attitude of this British Conservative government – and shows that
Brexit-loving, right-wing Tory MP Christian Wakeford has defected to the Labor Party. This, combined with Keir Starmer’s drift to the right, shows that Labor and the Tories are increasingly two sides of the same Westminster coin – and increasingly disconnected from Scotland. Here’s how. Disconnected from Brexit Scotland voted overwhelmingly
Boris Johnson’s latest defense for the growing list of parties breaking Covid rules in Downing Street is that ‘no one told him’ that a drink-fueled garden party during lockdown was ‘against the rules’. His defense is utterly stunning and fools the public with these increasingly ridiculous excuses – but the
Thanks to the latest developments in the offshore wind industry in Scotland, our The renewable energy revolution is underway. Billions will be invested in high-quality green jobs and Scotland’s just transition to net zero as 17 new offshore wind projects are given the green light. Here’s everything you need to
As Westminster stumbles from crisis to crisis, we are responding to the needs and ambitions of the people of Scotland. Our Scottish Budget 2022-2023 implements our ambitious and progressive plans to tackle the climate emergency, build a stronger recovery and create a fairer Scotland. Here is a summary of the
1. Facilitate travel Thanks to the National Entitlement Card, people with disabilities in Scotland continue to be able to travel for free on local and long-distance buses across the country. The Scottish government has also extended the discounted bus pass for accompanying persons with eligible disabled children under the age
1. Make travel easier Thanks to the National Entitlement Card, people with disabilities in Scotland continue to be able to travel for free on local and long-distance buses across the country. The Scottish Government has also extended the discounted bus pass for carers of eligible disabled children aged under 5.
Altruism, integrity, objectivity, responsibility, openness, honesty and leadership. These are the seven values expected of those in Parliament and in government. However, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson who is supposed to uphold these values, the continued dishonesty and corruption by his party and that of his party shows just how
Ensure a fair and equitable transition to net zero A just transition to net zero – reduce emissions fairly and without leaving anyone behind – is essential for ensuring a green recovery from COVID, and is integrated into Scottish climate change legislation. it puts people, communities and places at the
When we cut through the Tory spin, Rishi Sunak’s UK budget crumbles under the slightest scrutiny. This budget – with the combination of Tory welfare cuts, unwarranted tax hikes and a damaging Brexit – leaves millions of Scottish families worse off. Here’s a summary of what it all means and
This is the story of two governments – the Scottish SNP government moving every household in Scotland forward and the UK Conservative government imposing damaging policies against our will. As Boris Johnson’s priorities revolve around Trident nuclear weapons, welfare cuts and a takeover of Scotland, the SNP government is choosing
Police evacuated Edinburgh’s National Gallery after a suspicious package was found outside. A section of Princes Street was closed to the public and a demining team was dispatched to the area, which was closed to the public. The package was later determined to be “unsustainable”, and the cordon was lifted.
Scotland has a fundamentally strong and prosperous economy, able to compete with and outperform countries of similar size in Europe and around the world. However, as published GERS statistics show, the Scottish economy is being held back by Westminster and a British Conservative government which has dragged the Scottish economy
Scotland is an inclusive and internationalist country, with a long history of welcoming people of all nationalities. However, the Conservatives’ dire and draconian approach to migration is incompatible with the values of Scottish society and the needs of our economy. Instead of acknowledging Scotland’s unique demographic needs, Boris Johnson and