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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

It’s time to take our activism back onto the streets of Scotland

2023 is already set to be momentous for Scotland’s independence movement. Last year came to a close following the UK Supreme Court’s decision that Holyrood does not have the power to stage another referendum. While certainly disappointing, legal clarity is always welcome. What has become

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

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

Marking One Year of the Bute House Agreement

Progress on Building a Fairer, Greener The Scottish Government continues to focus on delivering its net zero targets and supporting families with the cost of living, as it marks the first anniversary of the Bute House Agreement. This was the agreement signed with the Scottish

What EU Countries Are Doing to Help with the Cost of Living

Food prices are rising, energy prices are soaring – they’re on track to hit over £3,600 a year from January – and the UK Tories are too distracted by an increasingly right-wing leadership contest to do anything about it. While UK salaries fell at the fastest rate on

Inflation Hits 9.4% as Truss Admits Economic Failure

Scotland Can Do Better The SNP has said that Scotland can’t afford to keep the Tory UK Government, as inflation rises for the ninth consecutive month while Conservatives are focussed on their leadership contest. Figures from the Office for National Statistics show inflation is now

Just 1 in 500 Scots Has a Say on Next Prime Minister

Tory Leadership Election Exposes Broken UK Democracy Although many in Scotland will have felt a sense of relief that the chaos of Boris Johnson’s tenure as Prime Minister is coming to an end, the fact remains that one Prime Minister Scotland did not vote for

Democratic Renewal Through Independence: A Summary

The Latest Scottish Government Paper Explained Paving the way towards an independence referendum on the 19th of October 2023, the Scottish Government has launched the second in a series of independence papers – Renewing Democracy through Independence. The “Building a New Scotland” series will outline the