Scottish National Party

Type: Organization
Name: Scottish National Party
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish devolution: David Cameron raises hope of deal

Prime Minister David Cameron has insisted that cross-party devolution talks will “find a way forward” as he pledged to stand by his referendum vow to Scotland.The Conservative leader also called on the SNP to keep its promise that last month’s vote would ... [Published Press and Journal - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish Devolution Impact on Britain Talks to Kick Off in Edinburgh

ReutersThe Smith Commission, the group charged with the task to thrash out a proposal on greater powers for Scotland, will have its first full meeting on 22 October in a bid to seal a deal by the end of next month.The group, led by Chairman Lord Smith ... [Published International Business Times UK - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

There are still laws against abortion in the UK – this must end

At first it wouldn’t seem that the Conservative party, Democratic Unionist party and the Scottish National party have a huge amount in common but their health ministers certainly do. Jeremy Hunt in England, Jim Wells in Northern Ireland and Alex Neil ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ward 5 by election candidates’ responses to For Argyll’s two questions

Question 1‘You have recently lost an election in this and/or the adjoining Oban South ward. What did you learn from that experience that you have used to develop your campaign for this election?’Kieron Green, Scottish Labour Party : ‘Listening to people ... [Published For Argyll.com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Conservatives Pull Ahead Of Labour in Scotland, SNP Surge

The Conservatives have pulled ahead of Labour in Scotland according to a poll by YouGov. The survey puts the Conservatives on 20 percent, Labour on 19 percent with the Liberal Democrats on 9 percent and 'others' including the Scottish National Party on ... [Published Town Hall - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

No parties on the brink of failure

By Newsnet Scotland reporterThe credibility of the Better Together parties on Scottish constitutional change faces severe questioning, as the deadline for change draws ever-closer.After a week of let-downs in Westminster, including calls for the work ... [Published NewsnetScotland.com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Increasing calls for autonomy

People in many countries are either calling for independence or autonomy, and over the past few years, pro-democracy movements have emerged in several places with citizens rallying for their rights and freedom. Below are a few recent examples: Scotland ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Where now for independence supporters?

the story was quite different. The bustling streets of Glasgow, filled with "Yes" supporters for the previous week, returned to normal.Parts of social media where "Yes" campaigners had been so vocal were eerily quiet, albeit temporarily. In George Square, ... [Published BBC - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

SNP assistant quits politics to become a drag queen

A Scottish National Party assistant has announced that he’s quitting politics to move to London and become a full-time drag queen.Nathan Sparling was an advisor to Member of Scottish Parliament Aileen Campbell – but will hang up his lanyard and put on ... [Published Pink News - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

Scottish referendum's lasting effect on political engagement

UK — More than a third of adults in Scotland are more likely to vote in future elections following the referendum despite low levels of trust in the party leaders, according to a survey by TNS.In the poll of 993 over-16s, 37% said they were more likely ... [Published Research Magazine - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

North-east academic claims devolution timescale too rushed

The timescale for drawing up new powers for the Scottish parliament is a recipe for disaster, according to a north-east political expert.Aberdeen University professor Michael Keating said at least a year was needed – not the scheduled four months.He told ... [Published Press and Journal - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

New Female Leader for the Scottish National Party

What great news to hear that Nicola Sturgeon is to become the leader of the Scottish National Party. When she is formally announced as leader of the party on the 14th November, she will simultaneously become the first female First Minister of Scotlan ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Oct 16 2014]

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"Éamon de Valera, who retired as Ireland’s president at the age of 90 in 1973, managed to shape national life and politics for half a century and beyond." Photograph: PA
"The vast majority of evidence shows that high quality childcare is one of the most effective ways of helping reduce the gap in inequality in the early years, and in boosting children's life chances."
...It may be far sooner rather than later that our new First Minster can echo the words of Nye Bevan and say "We were the dreamers, we were the sufferers, now we are the builders" . Scotland must be Independent for the sake of all our people
Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael said earlier this month that "there will be no delay while the rest of the UK catches up with Scotland."

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Almost half of ECR MEPs defied group in Juncker... [Published European Voice - 1 hour ago]
Enhanced Scottish devolution ‘must not be condi... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 7 hours ago]
In Scotland the old politics have crumbled, as ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 21 hours ago]
Few mothers helped into work by free three year... [Published Daynurseries.co.uk - 22 hours ago]
Scottish devolution: David Cameron raises hope ... [Published Press and Journal - Oct 22 2014]
Devo max in Scotland would be disastrous for No... [Published Conversation UK - Oct 22 2014]
Scotland may unilaterally declare independence ... [Published Sott.net - Oct 22 2014]
APPG answer questions on antibiotics [Published NFU Online - Oct 22 2014]
Scottish Devolution Impact on Britain Talks to ... [Published International Business Times UK - Oct 22 2014]
Is Ukip winning on Facebook and Twitter? [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 22 2014]
Parties begin devolution talks [Published Wharfvalley - Oct 22 2014]
Free pre-school places for 3 year olds helped o... [Published Noodls - Oct 22 2014]
'No benefits' from free nursery [Published BT.com - Oct 22 2014]
‘Angry-looking grey men’ told they will lose ca... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 21 2014]
Unpaid poll tax debt 'could be written off' [Published Helensburgh Advertiser - Oct 21 2014]
There are still laws against abortion in the UK... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 21 2014]
There are still laws against abortion in the UK... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 21 2014]
Ward 5 by election candidates’ responses to For... [Published For Argyll.com - Oct 21 2014]
Conservatives Pull Ahead Of Labour in Scotland,... [Published Town Hall - Oct 20 2014]
Conservatives Pull Ahead Of Labour in Scotland,... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 20 2014]
No parties on the brink of failure [Published NewsnetScotland.com - Oct 20 2014]
Increasing calls for autonomy [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 19 2014]
Scotland's new SNP leader takes the reins [Published Al Jazeera - Oct 19 2014]
For A Few Trillion Barrels More [Published Peak Oil - Oct 19 2014]
SNP disappointed over Scotland’s week at Westmi... [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - Oct 19 2014]
Where now for independence supporters? [Published BBC - Oct 19 2014]
SNP assistant quits politics to become a drag q... [Published Pink News - Oct 18 2014]
Nicola Sturgeon’s Caird Hall appearance sells o... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Oct 18 2014]
Labour can be forced to unlock democracy in Sco... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 18 2014]
Redrawing borders is dangerous. But so is leavi... [Published The Independent - Oct 17 2014]
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Conservatives Pull Ahead Of Labour in Scotland,... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 20 2014]
The Conservatives have pulled ahead of Labour in Scotland according to a poll by YouGov. The survey puts the Conservatives on 20 percent, Labour on 19 percent with the Liberal Democrats on 9 percent and 'others' including the Scottish National Party ...
Nicola Sturgeon to become leader of Scottish na... [Published AdBanks.net - Oct 15 2014]
LONDON Oct 15 (Reuters) – Scottish nationalist Nicola Sturgeon will succeed Alex Salmond as leader, the ScottishNational Party said on Wednesday after she was the onlycandidate nominated as party leader. After Scots voted 55-45 percent against ...
UPDATE 1-Nicola Sturgeon to become leader of Sc... [Published AdBanks.net - Oct 15 2014]
(Adds detail, quote, context) LONDON Oct 15 (Reuters) – Scottish nationalist Nicola Sturgeon will succeed Alex Salmond as leader, the ScottishNational Party said on Wednesday after she was the onlycandidate nominated as party leader. After ...
Catalonia Cancels Independence Vote [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 14 2014]
The controversial independence referendum in the Spanish region of Catalonia has been called off by the region's President Artus Mas.  The non-binding vote was due to be held on the 9th November about the 'political future of Catalonia'. Last month, ...
UKIP wins its first seat in Parliament [Published RedState Blog - Oct 11 2014]
In the United Kingdom*, there are no partisan political primaries. In their electoral system, the party bosses (and in the case of the Labour party, the unions) hand-pick the candidates. It’s like the Virginia GOP, but even more so. So the conservative ...
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