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  • Hotel-owning SNP council leader a ‘liability’ – Murray

    SCOTLAND’S only Labour MP Ian Murray branded a top SNP politician a “liability” yesterday after he failed to declare he owns a hotel in the Scottish Highlands.

    Frank Ross, the party’s group leader on Edinburgh City Council, initially said he could not remember...

    Saturday 22nd Apr 2017

    posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain

  • SNP ‘short changes schools by £1 billion’

    THE SNP has “short changed” schools by more than £1 billion despite First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s claim that education was “a priority.”

    School spending per pupil across all ages since 2010 has fallen in real terms, by £489 at primary level...

    Saturday 1st Apr 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • SNP has ‘failed’ young working class in Scotland

    STUDENTS from the most deprived areas in Scotland remain under-represented in its top universities, according to new figures released yesterday.

    Just 8 per cent of Scottish-based entrants at the universities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and St Andrews come from the most deprived...

    Friday 31st Mar 2017

    posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain

  • Calls for debate into ‘rape clause’ denied

    Bercow rejects Commons debate on child tax credit changes

    Tuesday 21st Mar 2017

    posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain

  • Sturgeon: Indy ref II is will of the people

    SNP leader warns May not to stand in her way

    Monday 20th Mar 2017

    posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain

  • ‘Not all of the SNP wants to remain’

    NEITHER London nor Brussels was the rallying cry for one section of SNP supporters at the weekend.

    Gerry Fisher told the Star that not all SNP members and supporters agree that Scotland should remain in the bloc despite the party leadership using Brexit as a the pretext to call a...

    Monday 20th Mar 2017

    posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain

  • The SNP and class politics

    THIS paper has a proud history of advocating the national and democratic rights of the Scottish and Welsh people.

    In a multinational state, a degree of national autonomy is vital for any people wishing to express their own distinctive culture and identity. As nations, Scotland and...

    Monday 20th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Tories ‘scared’ by new referendum call

    SNP deputy leader Angus Robertson accused the Tories yesterday of being “scared” to allow Scots the opportunity to reject Brexit by agreeing to another independence referendum.

    There is “no doubt” that there would be another vote on the matter, he insisted.


    Saturday 18th Mar 2017

    posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain

  • Sturgeon to ask for indy ref two

    NICOLA STURGEON confirmed yesterday that she will ask to hold a second independence referendum in Scotland, accusing the Tories of ignoring Scots’ opinions on leaving the EU.

    The SNP leader said the vote will enable Scots to opt to remain in the European Union (EU) or leave with...

    Tuesday 14th Mar 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • SNP’s blacklisters double standards clear on board

    LABOUR has accused the SNP of double standards after reports that blacklisting employers has been given spots on an apprenticeship advisory board.

    Speaking in a Holyrood debate marking Apprenticeship Week on Thursday, MSP Richard Leonard said that while the Scottish government claimed...

    Saturday 4th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain