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Here’s How the Tories Threaten our NHS

In an independent Scotland, we can be certain Westminster governments will not be able to threaten our NHS. That threat is real and growing. Tory threat of privatisation in post-Brexit trade deals After dragging Scotland out of the EU against our will, Rishi Sunak and

Nicola Sturgeon’s Address about Scotland’s Future

Earlier today, the Supreme Court delivered its judgment on the Lord Advocate’s reference, seeking clarity on whether or not the Scotland Act 1998 allows the Scottish Parliament to legislate for a referendum on independence. First of all – while I am obviously very disappointed by

Scotland ‘Significantly Limited’ While Unable to Borrow

Committee: Devolve Powers to Tackle Cost Crisis A new report has called for Holyrood to be given borrowing powers from Westminster in order to tackle to the cost-of-living crisis. The report by the Scottish Parliament’s Social Justice & Social Security Committee, published earlier this week,

Brexit Shortfall of £982 per Angus Household

Business Leader Says ‘No Evidence’ of Brexit Dividend Households and businesses in Angus and across Scotland are being made to suffer from the worst of the Tories’ botched Brexit, which it is estimated has thus far cost the UK as a whole £31bn. That would

Here’s How Scottish Independence Will Benefit Workers

The Westminster Chaos As Westminster descends even deeper into chaos under this Tory government, it’s clear that the UK no longer offers prosperity and stability. After 12 years of austerity and a damaging Brexit, the UK is in decline – with low productivity, low growth,

Scotland can do so much better than this

Sunak as Prime Minister is a total affront to democracy Here we are again – watching, with a depressing sense of deja vu, utter chaos reign at Westminster. It’s hard to believe that it is just two months since the Tory leadership election that followed

Building a New Scotland with Independence

A stronger economy with independence: what you need to know The Scottish Government has published the third policy paper in its “Building A New Scotland” series, setting out the economic case for an independent Scotland. It’s a plan for a brighter future amid the constant

Only Independence Can Secure Social Safety Net 

Austerity 2.0 Demonstrates Need for Full Powers The SNP has said that the Tory austerity threat to Scottish families shows why Scottish independence is the only way to secure our vital social security safety net. It comes as the UK Government’s plans to slash welfare

Scotland Can Lead Green Industrial Revolution Through Independence

A new report into Scotland’s green energy and renewables industry has said that Scotland has the potential to become a green energy powerhouse, creating up to 385,000 jobs, boosting Scotland’s economy by up to £34billion a year by 2050 and lowering energy bills permanently. The report,

The New UK Prime Minister

Liz Truss is the new UK Prime Minister It comes after the Conservative Party spent over two months tearing itself to shreds over the leadership contest – completely ignoring the devastating cost-of-living crisis they’ve helped to create. So who is Liz Truss? Here’s a summary