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Sunak Admits Disadvantage Outside Single Market

‘Special Position’ for Northern Ireland While Scotland Ignored Again Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has admitted that being outside of the European Union puts Scotland at a competitive disadvantage. The admission was made as he outlined how Northern Ireland has been put in a ‘special position’

Here’s how Scottish independence will benefit workers

As another Tory government presides over the worst cost-of-living crisis in decades, it’s clear that the UK no longer offers prosperity and stability. After 13 years of austerity and a damaging Brexit, the UK is in decline – with low productivity, low growth, stagnant wages

Independence the Only Way to End Child Poverty

New Report Reveals Tory Rule Consigning Millions to Destitution The SNP has said that Scottish independence is the only way to tackle child poverty, after a fresh report laid bare the impact of Tory rule on the rise in poverty in the UK. The findings

Scotland should not have to pay the price of a failing Brexit

UK Fundamentally on the Wrong Path Almost three years on from Brexit, blatantly imposed on Scotland by the Tories and their Labour accomplices at Westminster, the economic damage of it gets starker by the day. The immense damage of Brexit has been felt by businesses,

Fact Checkers Rubbish Alister Jack Claim on EU

Scottish Secretary Challenged Over Brexit Statement The SNP has challenged Alister Jack to back up his claim that there is “no desire in Scotland to have membership of the European Union”– or withdraw it and apologise for his remarks. The call comes after both Full

People in Scotland must have a choice over future

During a debate later today in the Scottish Parliament, Constitution Secretary Angus Robertson will stress that the UK Government must respect the right of people in Scotland to choose their constitutional future. Mr Robertson is expected to say that, as the United Kingdom is a

Immoral Tory anti-trade union laws must be scrapped

In the midst of the Tory cost-of-living crisis, which is inflicting real pain and suffering on millions of ordinary families and workers, Rishi Sunak’s Tory government is making it his priority to attack trade unions. The UK already has the most restrictive anti-trade union laws

Scotland must have the right to decide its own future

Many of us will have spent cherished time over the past couple of weeks with family and friends, perhaps enjoying the first full festive celebrations in almost three years. Thinking back to this time last year reminds us just how much progress we have made

Brexit Damage Continues to Mount

Harm Ongoing Two Years after Transition Period End Two years on from the end of the transition period to leave the European Union after 47 years of membership, Scotland’s economy is continuing to feel the negative impacts of Brexit. The cost of living crisis and

We must not accept Westminster sovereignty as a given

The big events of Scottish politics used to be Westminster by-elections. Prior to the establishment of the Scottish Parliament, these gave the opportunity for Scotland to bring home – if only for three or so weeks – the type of political debates that nearly always