Category Archives: Latest Issues

AUTISM AWARENESS

It is imperative that we work to raise the understanding of autism and other learning disabilities to ensure a higher standard of life for those affected. The SNP has gone a long way to do this. However, as it is … Continue reading

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PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION

As stated in our 2017 manifesto, the SNP supports the replacement of First-Past-The-Post with Proportional Representation (PR). Even though the SNP have been successful in First-Past-The-Post elections in recent years, we have a principled belief in proportional representation and will … Continue reading

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CIVIL SERVICE PAY

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

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RELATIONSHIPS & SEX EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS

Education is fully devolved to Scotland and as such we, the SNP, do not get involved in English issues in the House of Commons. I do however, share your view that relationship and sex education is essential to fostering respect … Continue reading

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FOOD SUPPLY POST-BREXIT

Scotland did not vote for Brexit or the mess the UK Government has gotten us in to. Theresa May’s and her party’s disastrous approach to Brexit has led to a rise in food insecurity. Dominic Raab, the former Brexit secretary … Continue reading

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SCRAP THE ‘PINK TAX’

It is extraordinary that in this day and age women are still having to shell out more than men for the same products – also known as the “Pink Tax”. The Gender-Based Pricing (Prohibition) Bill aims to prohibit the differential … Continue reading

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BREXIT: SECOND REFERENDUM

In October last year, the SNP conference voted for a motion which opposed a “blindfold Brexit” and confirmed support for a second referendum. In the Commons, the SNP have consistently voted for a second EU referendum to take place.

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ANIMAL WELFARE

Scotland is a nation of animal lovers and we take the welfare of our pets, animals and livestock very seriously. The SNP are committed to protecting the welfare of animals and will continue to legislate to improve the welfare of … Continue reading

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