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My colleague Kirsty Blackman MP warned the Chancellor about the risks of the IR35 tax change during the 25 April 2017 debate of the Finance Bill last year and the SNP will use this autumn’s Budget process to yet again … Continue reading
Peoples’ lives should not be used as bargaining chips in the Brexit negotiations.
The SNP believes that any military intervention in Syria is likely to make the humanitarian crisis worse not better, particularly as it does not contribute to longer-term peace.
The UK Government should follow the EU’s lead and undertake a full and comprehensive review of how best to tax online retailers to ensure they pay a fair share.
Reports that the current Secretary of State for Work and Pensions is considering scrapping plans for a pensions dashboard is extremely alarming. The SNP has supported the principle of a dashboard which brings together information about people’s retirement savings, including … Continue reading
The UK Government Civil Service pay guidance does not apply to those working for the Scottish Government, its Agencies or Local Authorities in Scotland who benefit from the Scottish Government promise of a pay increase that reflects the cost of … Continue reading
The delivery of affordable childcare is crucial for the development of children as well as providing support for families. Fundamental to this is that parents on low incomes need to be protected from the impact of enormous childcare costs. The … Continue reading