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2,126 Ukrainians Welcomed to Scotland

Minister Urges Speed & Solutions from Home Office New Ukraine Sponsor scheme data shows that 2,126 Ukrainian refugees with a sponsor in Scotland have thus far arrived in the UK. 855 of those have come through the Scottish Government’s Super Sponsor scheme – the Warm

Best Start Foods Eligibility to Widen

Extra support for 30,000 families Plans to remove all income thresholds from Best Start Foods by 2023-24 have been announced as part of the second Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan, ‘Best Start, Bright Futures’. This will increase eligibility to all people in receipt of a

Scotland a Safer Place Under SNP

Crime Down 40% Since 2007 Graeme has welcomed statistics which demonstrate that Scotland has become a safer place since the SNP first entered government. Figures from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey reveal crime to be down by 40% since 2006/2007 – to one of

New Brexit Threats to Standards and Trade

Constitution Secretary Angus Robertson warns UK Government about “catastrophic” trade war with the EU. Europe Minister Neil Gray wrote to the Foreign Secretary Liz Truss warning of the potential economic damage when it first emerged that the UK Government was drafting a new law to

Tories Out of Excuses on Cost-of-Living Negligence

Vote SNP & Send a Message to Johnson SNP Leader Nicola Sturgeon has told voters that Boris Johnson has run out of excuses for failing to act on the cost of living crisis. And Graeme has reiterated the First Minister in saying that Scotland can

Preparing for Sustainable Farming

Helping to Futureproof Farms Farmers, crofters and land managers now have access to new guidance on financial support for activity that will improve awareness of their climate performance. The first phase of Track 1 of the National Test Programme (NTP): Preparing for Sustainable Farming, aims

Automatic Awards to Make Accessing Family Benefits Simpler

Changes planned to make sure families get support they are entitled to. Plans have been announced to automatically pay the Best Start Grant Early Learning and School Age Payments to parents and carers who already receive Scottish Child Payment when their children become eligible. –

SNP Manifesto 2022: What You Need to Know

Vote for SNP Councillors on May 5th Only the SNP has a plan, at all levels of government, to tackle the Tory cost of living crisis which is affecting people and families across the country. We have launched our ambitious manifesto for the Scottish council

Frist Minister Launches SNP’s Council Election Manifesto

Let’s Come Together to Tackle Tory Cost-of-Living Crisis First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has launched the SNP’s local election manifesto. These elections come at a time when families are facing a Tory-made cost of living crisis, unlike anything most of us have seen in our lifetimes.

Scotrail Prices Slashed by 50% in May

Public Ownership Aids Action on Cost-of-Living Crisis Graeme has welcomed a cut-price deal for rail travel by newly-nationalised ScotRail – one that will keep cash in people’s pockets during the Tory cost-of-living crisis. Between 9th and 31st May, travellers can take an outward journey for