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#Scottish National Party

# scottish-national-party - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Nicola Sturgeon to publish 'case for Scottish independence referendum this week'
# No Messing Around
# No Messing Around

Nicola Sturgeon to publish 'case for Scottish independence referendum this week'

Dec 17th 2019, 3:09 PM 8,087 Views 29 Comments

Sturgeon says that Scotland is ‘facing a Tory government that we didn’t vote for’.

# scottish-national-party - Friday 13 December, 2019

Scottish independence referendum has 'never been more urgent', says Sturgeon
# Scottish National Party
# Scottish National Party

Scottish independence referendum has 'never been more urgent', says Sturgeon

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 8:02 PM 35,627 Views 70 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon wants Boris Johnson to transfer the power to hold this referendum to the Scottish parliament.

# scottish-national-party - Monday 25 November, 2019

An independent Scotland could rejoin the EU relatively quickly, says Nicola Sturgeon
# Brexit
# Brexit

An independent Scotland could rejoin the EU relatively quickly, says Nicola Sturgeon

Nov 25th 2019, 10:45 PM 19,551 Views 25 Comments

Sturgeon has already said she wants a fresh ballot on independence to take place in the second half of 2020.

# scottish-national-party - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Alex Salmond pleads not guilty to attempted rape and 11 sexual assault charges
# Scotland
# Scotland

Alex Salmond pleads not guilty to attempted rape and 11 sexual assault charges

Nov 21st 2019, 11:33 AM 12,813 Views 0 Comments

One of the charges relates to the attempted rape of a woman in the official residence of the first minister of Scotland.

# scottish-national-party - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Opinion: Is Brexit advancing the cause of Scottish independence from the UK?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Is Brexit advancing the cause of Scottish independence from the UK?

Mar 12th 2019, 7:00 AM 14,388 Views 51 Comments

‘Scottish Independence in the context of Brexit is like Schrödinger’s Cat – it’s both alive and dead depending on who you ask’, writes Gareth Brown.

# scottish-national-party - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond resigns from SNP party amid harassment claims
# Allegations
# Allegations

Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond resigns from SNP party amid harassment claims

Aug 29th 2018, 10:18 PM 10,289 Views 0 Comments

Police have reportedly been asked to investigate allegations he sexually assaulted two staff members.

# scottish-national-party - Friday 11 November, 2016

Nicola Sturgeon to address the Seanad during visit to Dublin
# Celtic Ties
# Celtic Ties

Nicola Sturgeon to address the Seanad during visit to Dublin

Nov 11th 2016, 7:50 PM 12,716 Views 59 Comments

Sturgeon will become the first serving head of Government to address the Seanad.

# scottish-national-party - Friday 2 September, 2016

Nicola Sturgeon launches new drive for Scottish independence
# Brexit
# Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon launches new drive for Scottish independence

Sep 2nd 2016, 12:01 PM 14,115 Views 63 Comments

A new poll found 46% of people are now in favour of Scottish independence.

# scottish-national-party - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Scottish referendum on knife-edge as new poll puts 1% between Yes and No camps
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

Scottish referendum on knife-edge as new poll puts 1% between Yes and No camps

Sep 9th 2014, 9:23 AM 6,347 Views 55 Comments

The pro-union side has just slightly inched ahead, after a dramatic surge in support for independence.

# scottish-national-party - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Scotland hopes for 2016 independence day
# Scotland
# Scotland

Scotland hopes for 2016 independence day

Feb 6th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,960 Views 38 Comments

However, the British government is ruling out ‘pre-negotiation’ of independence before 2014 referendum.

# scottish-national-party - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Scotland to press ahead with plans to legalise same-sex marriage
# Scotland
# Scotland

Scotland to press ahead with plans to legalise same-sex marriage

Jul 25th 2012, 10:01 PM 5,063 Views 45 Comments

The Scottish government says it will try to amend UK law, so that celebrants who refuse to marry gays cannot be prosecuted.

# scottish-national-party - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Salmond announces 'clear' question for referendum on Scottish independence
# Scotland
# Scotland

Salmond announces 'clear' question for referendum on Scottish independence

Jan 25th 2012, 6:14 PM 1,835 Views 14 Comments

…and voters will have plenty of time to think about their response: he says he’ll hold the referendum in the autumn of 2014.

# scottish-national-party - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Scotland insists it has mandate for independence referendum in 2014
# Scotland
# Scotland

Scotland insists it has mandate for independence referendum in 2014

Jan 11th 2012, 10:43 AM 1,520 Views 18 Comments

And it wants to hold it on its own terms, defying the wishes of the UK government in Wesminster which wants the vote to be held sooner.

# scottish-national-party - Monday 9 January, 2012

Explainer: What's happening in Scotland?
# Independence
# Independence

Explainer: What's happening in Scotland?

Jan 9th 2012, 11:46 AM 4,782 Views 26 Comments

There is a lot of talk today about a referendum on independence but what’s it all about? Here are 10 things that will help explain it all.

# scottish-national-party - Friday 6 May, 2011

Hammering for Lib Dems as Scottish nationalists approach majority
# Dis-united Kingdom
# Dis-united Kingdom

Hammering for Lib Dems as Scottish nationalists approach majority

May 6th 2011, 10:39 AM 288 Views 0 Comments

Nick Clegg’s party takes a beating in local elections, while the SNP – which backs independence – takes power in Scotland.

# scottish-national-party - Saturday 11 December, 2010

Scotland's transport minister quits over Big Freeze chaos
# Scotland
# Scotland

Scotland's transport minister quits over Big Freeze chaos

Dec 11th 2010, 5:07 PM 339 Views 0 Comments

Stewart Stevenson quits after stinging criticism of his handling of the weather crisis, admitting he could have done better.