NICOLA STURGEON accused Prime Minister Theresa May of calling a general election in order to “crush dissent” and “escape prosecution for election fraud against 30 Tory MPs.”
Addressing the Scottish TUC Congress, the First Minister said Ms May’s actions...
Tuesday 25th Apr 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the forthcoming elections in Scotland present a “clear choice” between the SNP and the Tories as she launched her party’s council manifesto yesterday.
Speaking in Edinburgh, Ms Sturgeon said that only the SNP could provide a strong...
Saturday 22nd Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
MEMBERS of the Scottish Parliament led calls of “shame” after Tory leader Ruth Davidson refused to condemn the British government’s so-called child welfare “rape clause” yesterday.
Holyrood was debating welfare reforms being introduced by the Conservatives...
Friday 21st Apr 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon has formally requested the power to hold a second Scottish independence referendum and stated there is “no rational reason” for PM Theresa May to block it.
Ms Sturgeon’s letter to officially request a Section 30 order — which will...
Saturday 1st Apr 2017
SNP leader warns May not to stand in her way
Monday 20th Mar 2017
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
Nicola Sturgeon is exposing the SNP to a possibility of a rift in its own ranks on the very issue on which the SNP is founded – national sovereignty, writes VINCE MILLS
Monday 13th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
SCOTTISH First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to give MSPs a vote on triggering Article 50 regardless of today’s Supreme Court ruling.
Eleven of the most senior judges will decide whether Prime Minister Theresa May has to ask MPs and the devolved governments of Scotland and...
Tuesday 24th Jan 2017
NICOLA STURGEON was accused of failing to back trade union rights yesterday by visiting the site of a new hospital being built by a firm involved in blacklisting.
At the site in Dumfries visited by Scotland’s First Minister, a consortium led by blacklisting firm Laing...
Wednesday 11th Jan 2017
SCOTLAND’S First Minister Nicola Sturgeon suggested yesterday that a “soft” Brexit could push the prospect of a second independence referendum off the table in the short term.
In an interview with BBC Radio Scotland she said independence was the “direction of...
Saturday 7th Jan 2017