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90,000 Children to Benefit from Free School Meals

Agreement Reached With Councils Graeme has welcomed confirmation that new free school meal support in term time will benefit more than 90,000 primary school pupils. The Scottish Government and local authority partners have reached agreement to introduce universal free school lunches for primary 4 and

Scotland’s Recovery

First Minister Sets Out Priorities for Government Scotland’s recovery from the pandemic will be driven by an ambitious programme to build a modern, high-tech economy while staying true to enduring values of fairness and compassion, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. Outlining her priorities for

Supporting Children, Families & Young People

First 100 Days: Best Start, Best Chances These are serious times which require serious government and experienced leadership. The SNP is determined to make Scotland the best place to grow up, to give children and young people a fair start in life and help families

What We’re Doing For Scotland’s Minority Ethnic Communities

SNP Manifesto 2021: What we’re doing for Scotland’s Minority Ethnic Communities  Our vision is to make Scotland a global leader in diversity and inclusion to increase fairness and equality and remove societal disadvantage. We are committed to achieving equality for all minority ethnic people and

Leading Europe on LGBTI Equality

Delivering for Scotland #4: LGBTI Rights The SNP believes that there is no place in Scotland for prejudice or discrimination, and that everyone deserves to be treated fairly, regardless of their sexual orientation. Scotland is considered one of the most progressive countries in Europe in

Ensuring World-Class Higher Education & Research

Delivering for Scotland #6: Investing in Our Universities Scotland’s universities are amongst the best in the world. Scotland has 19 autonomous higher education institutions which are represented by Universities Scotland, funded by the Scottish Government through the Scottish Funding Council. The Scottish Government is the

Putting Angus’ Children First

A Manifesto for Angus South: School & Early Years Investment In her speech launching the SNP’s election manifesto, the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was clear: “I promise the young people of Scotland that I will do everything I possibly can to make sure you do

Supporting Colleges & Their Students

Delivering for Scotland #14: Backing for Further Education Colleges are vital to our economic growth and success, providing students with skills to help them into jobs and creating the highly-trained workforce that employers need. They are also a major employer in their own right. The

No Child Going Hungry

Delivering for Scotland #15: Free School Meals No pupil should struggle to learn because of poverty, and amongst the wide range of ambitious measures being taken by the SNP in government to tackle child poverty is the provision of free school meals. These are critical

What We’re Doing For Students

SNP Manifesto 2021: What we’re doing for students From free tuition, to record investment in our colleges and universities, the SNP has a proud record of championing Scotland’s students while in government. Make it Both Votes SNP to: Protect free education and widen access We