Monthly Archives: November 2016

Sugar Tax

In principle, the SNP support the sugar tax as part of a wider effort to reduce childhood obesity, but this measure must be only part of a wider health strategy. The SNP Scottish Government have been focussed on improving health … Continue reading

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UK’s Gulf Strategy

This is an issue of grave concern to the SNP and our MPs have been extremely active in challenging the UK Government on these matters.   Only limited details on the Gulf Strategy Integrated Delivery Unit have been made public, … Continue reading

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Child Refugees

The SNP has been at the forefront of efforts to pressure the UK Government to respond to the refugee crisis. The SNP made numerous calls on the UK Government to place its level of commitment to resettling unaccompanied children on … Continue reading

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Section 40 Crime & Courts Act – Leveson Recomendations

Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act was passed in March 2013 to implement the recommendation made by the Leveson enquiry that any new regulator set up by the press should be accredited as independent and effective. The purpose … Continue reading

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WASPI – Landman Economics Report

The latest SNP motion for a backbench debate is as follows:   “This House welcomes the Landman Economics Report into the impact of the changes to pension arrangements for women born in the 1950s who will lose out from the … Continue reading

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