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Brexit Border Trouble Still Hitting Businesses

UK Government Action Needed on Food Shortages The SNP has demanded UK ministers “take their heads out of the sand” and act to reduce the trading burden for businesses and prevent further reduction in the availability of food. The call follows a report by the

This is the Real Cost of Brexit

Scotland voted overwhelmingly to remain in the EU. Every one of Scotland’s 32 local authority areas chose to reject Brexit. Contrary to Better Together promises of Scotland being an “equal partner” in the UK, Scotland’s wishes were completely ignored by Westminster. People, businesses and communities are

Funding for Seafood Sector Recovery

Support for industry impacted by Brexit and Covid-19 Funding of £1.8 million will help Scottish seafood businesses recover from the severe economic impacts of Brexit and Covid-19. The funding, managed by trade marketing body Seafood Scotland, will support seafood businesses to access new markets within

Calls to Extend EU Settlement Deadline

Failing to Act ‘Unacceptable’ Graeme has backed renewed calls for Boris Johnson to extend his government’s arbitrary deadline on applying to its EU Settlement Scheme, in order to prevent EU nationals from losing their rights overnight. It comes as Tory Immigration Minister Kevin Foster said “I

Double Payment for Unpaid Carers

Extra Cash for Carer’s Allowance Recipients Thousands of unpaid carers will receive a double payment this winter under legislation recognising the additional pressure they face as a result of the pandemic. If approved by Parliament, the Bill, published today, will mean more than 91,000 carers

Tories Warned Against Betrayal of Scotland’s Farmers

Graeme Speaks Up for Angus Sector Ahead of a crunch UK Cabinet trade meeting today, the SNP warned the Tory government against “ploughing ahead with its blatant betrayal” of Scotland’s farmers. As key government ministers went to discuss details of a proposed post-Brexit trade deal

Don’t Let Him Win

A vote for Labour is a gift for Boris Johnson in Angus South This election comes down to the choice of two contrasting futures. We can build a stronger, fairer recovery with Nicola Sturgeon as First Minister and the choice of independence after the pandemic

What We’re Doing For Our Rural Communities

SNP Manifesto 2021: What we’re doing for our rural communities Not all communities are the same. What works in urban Scotland may not be fit for our rural or island communities and vice versa. As Scotland’s truly national party rural communities are at the heart

Supporting Scotland’s Fishing Industry

Delivering for Scotland #19: Supporting The Seafood Sector In 2018, the value of fish and shellfish landed into Scottish ports increased to £574 million, and the number of Scottish fishing vessels increased to 2,089 – and we’re working hard to mitigate the disastrous impact of Brexit

Graeme: PM Must Protect Rights of EU Nationals

Significant Number Will Miss Settlement Scheme Deadline Graeme has said that the Prime Minister should automatically extend the rights of EU nationals in the UK – or at the very least cancel the deadline for the EU Settlement Scheme. The renewed call from the SNP –