POLITICS

VAT assignment plans to be postponed indefinitely

Method being used to calculate VAT has enormous risk attached to it.

Allocation of half of VAT revenues to Scotland was

FM outlines path forward amid ‘broken status quo’

The Westminster system of government does not serve Scotland’s interests.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has today outlined the steps the Scottish

Scottish and Welsh ministers feel ignored by Westminster

We had dealings with Philip Hammond when he was Transport Secretary. He was an arrogant sod.

Twenty years after devolution, ministers in Scotland and Wales

Scotland and Wales unite to voice dismay at UK Government’s approach

Joint statement by the First Ministers of Scotland and Wales - EU Exit Debate.

“Today, for the first time in the

Protecting Scotland’s Interests: Response to the outcome of the meaningful vote

Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations.

Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Those with an interest in the ironic

Nicola Sturgeon refers herself to panel on Ministerial Code

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has today confirmed that she will make a referral to the panel of independent advisers on

Devolved power curb ’should be repealed’

UK law curbing the powers of the Scottish Parliament should now be repealed.

The ‘unnecessary’ UK law curbing the powers of

UK budget promises must be backed up by action

Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has called for a 'meaningful uplift' in public services funding.

The UK Government must deliver on its

Referendum not needed to achieve independence, says Joanna Cherry MP

Scotland could become an independent country without holding a second referendum.

Speaking at a fringe event at the SNP conference, Ms

Michael Russell calls for end to 'Brexit brinkmanship'

‘No deal’ could see flights grounded.

Constitutional Relations Secretary Michael Russell has called for the Prime Minister to ‘put an end

Michael Russell warns of no-deal ‘chaos’

Constitutional Relations Secretary warns of no-deal ‘chaos’.

Constitutional Relations Secretary Michael Russell today set out the actions the Scottish Government is

Cabinet to meet on the Isle of Arran

Local residents invited to join the discussion.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and her Cabinet will meet on the Isle of Arran

Shirley-Anne Somerville - Building a better social security system

Shirley-Anne Somerville visits Peebles CAB office.

In her first visit as Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People, Shirley-Anne Somerville

First Minister completes her ministerial team

Fresh intake joins government.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has today nominated nine new ministers for appointment to the Scottish Government.

In a

This is what Scottish independence could actually look like.

  • By Ed --
  • Monday, 27 Feb, 2017

The year is 2027. The UK, or what’s left of it, has been out of the European Union for almost

My Day In The Council Chambers – Debates and Disbeliefs

by David Patterson @DavidpSNP

This article originally appeared on: https://davesworld2017.wordpress.com/

June 28th 2017. This date doesn’t really

Will the SNP’s policy revamp get Scottish swing voters to say yes?

The Scottish National Party is this weekend engaged in a revamp of policies on currency, Europe, migration, defence and other

Speaking in the Senedd on Tuesday

The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, has said that the UK government “should not stand in the way” of

Scotland could be 'treated like Gibraltar'

Scotland would get the Gibraltar treatment from Spain if it votes for independence , Scottish Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie

The United Nations and Decolonisation

The starting point of anyone who thinks the UK government can block Scotland's Referendum should be:

The United Nations and Decolonisation.

Declaration

Today's fears: by the tories

The Conservative fear of teachers not being saved: as a potential legal challenge on the powers to hold a referendum would also run

Self determination delayed, is self determination denied

Alex Salmond has said on the Andrew Marr Show that there had been a “sea change” in attitude towards Scotland

Early election announcement

In a statement from Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish First Minister, on the early election announcement.

"This announcement is one of the

Pay off the UK's deficit

Ruth Davidson was one of four Conservative party members to speak during the debate about the cap on child tax

Theresa found safe and well

The PM has been accused of 'hiding from the public' again after being found in a Scottish forest in Crathes.