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The Linlithgow branch of the Scottish National Party. Campaigning for independence, fairness, equality and social justice
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I was delighted to hear the First Minister call for a revisiting of the UK flawed decision to ignore Scotland over Carbon Capture and Storage. The following is an extract from todays pre-Cop26 address.

“… I want to reflect briefly on the UK government’s decision last week not to give priority support to an important part of Scotland’s planned journey to net zero.
The Scottish...

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After falling to Business without Debate on Friday, my Energy Pricing Bill is back on the list of Private Bills for the 25th of February. Realistically, unless UK Government ministers agree to take it on, the Bill will not be debated.

Therefore, I have written to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Kwasi Kwarteng MP, with my concerns about the rise in energy...

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Devolution has brought many benefits to Scotland and allowed us to take different policy decisions to Westminster on issues, such as health and social care.

Read my article in this New Statesman supplement to see a few: newstatesman.com/...2021-1.pdf

But, as the Covid-19 pandemic proved, we’re beholden...

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💷 New IFS report revealed that Scotland spends at least £800 more per pupil than other UK nations.

Under the SNP, we've delivered:

🧑🏼‍🏫 Higher teacher numbers
⬆️ Highest teacher pay in UK
🏫 Over 950 new or refurbished schools
📚 Higher passes at their highest since devolution

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Today I spoke in my first Conference in-person at the Scottish Development Conference taking place in hybrid for at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre - our session was “Connection Scotland - Infrastructure Investment & Development” and I spoke on ambition and innovation in connecting Scotland through our transport system alongside
Trisha McAuley OBE, Scottish Board Member,...

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For too long, tackling mental health stigma has been seen as the responsibility of those who have experienced it. This is the time for change.

Our friends at See Me Scotland have launched a new campaign, #SeeMeSeeUs, to show how we can all come together to tackle stigma and discrimination – and make real, lasting change in Scotland.

Visit seemescotland.org/SeeUs find out how you can...

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📣 Succession star and Golden Globe winner Brian Cox, on why Scotland needs independence:

"We’ve been sidelined for so long, and treated really not very well, not taken very seriously. We need to take care of our own destiny."

🗳 Pledge your support at yes.scot/signup

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📣 In 2014, the UK Energy Secretary “confirmed” the North East of Scotland as the location of a world-first carbon capture facility - unless there was a Yes vote in #indyref.

🤦‍♀️ Today, the UK Government decided not to fund a carbon capture facility in the North East.

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