Scottish National Party
09 May 2017
The Scottish National Party (SNP) will be feeling the heat today, Wednesday, from a strike of over 4,600 EIS Fela union college lecturers. The workers' second walkout in seven days across 20 further education (FE) colleges across Scotland comes the day before every council is up for re-election.
09 May 2017
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has emerged as the largest party in the four major cities in Scotland following today's council elections. The Tories also made considerable gains, mainly at Labour's expense.
02 May 2017
Viewing the results of Thursday’s Scottish council elections as purely a barometer of attitudes to independence, or of Brexit, would be a mistake.
25 April 2017
The idea of a “progressive alliance” is back in fashion. It has been supported both by Caroline Lucas of the Greens and Nicola Sturgeon of the Scottish National Party (SNP).
25 April 2017
The general election in Scotland is likely to revolve around constitutional questions.
19 April 2017
Scottish college lecturers have announced a series of escalating strikes to force bosses at 20 colleges to honour an equal pay deal struck over a year ago.
04 April 2017
The SNP can’t be relied on to launch a second independence referendum, let alone win it
07 March 2017
Theresa May has set herself on a collision course with everyone who wants an independent Scotland
21 February 2017
The Scottish government was set to pass its budget on Thursday.
07 February 2017
One senior Tory minister last week told Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon to “forget it” when it came to demanding a second independence referendum.
17 January 2017
A “large number” of cancer patients have had their operations cancelled due to “severe pressure” in the NHS, a senior doctor warned last weekend.
10 January 2017
A helicopter shuttling workers between the Elgin and West Franklin platforms ran into difficulties resulting in the chopper coming inches away from falling into the sea, an offshore worker writes
03 January 2017
If Jeremy Corbyn wants Labour to move to the left in 2017 he’ll have to fight the right, argues Nick Clark
13 December 2016
Cuts to council budgets in Scotland could total £700 million by the end of this parliament according to a new report.
22 November 2016
Also: SNP urged to nationalise Scotrail after one train cuts off Edinburgh
18 October 2016
Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon told the party’s conference last week that there will be a consultation on plans for a second independence referendum.
04 October 2016
Over 200 people attended the Radical Independence Campaign (Ric) conference in Glasgow last Saturday.
27 September 2016
Over 2,500 college support workers in Scotland struck on Tuesday to demand the same lump sum pay rise as lecturers. Unison union members, who struck earlier this month, were joined by GMB union members.
13 September 2016
The Scottish National Party’s support for big business and the European Union risks damaging support for "indyref2" rather than boosting it, warns Raymie Kiernan
07 September 2016
The Scottish National Party (SNP)’s vision for Scotland includes much corporate lobbying.