“We could hold 38 referendums for the same cost as one year of mitigating Tory cuts” says SNP MSP

Highlands and Islands MSP Emma Roddick has hit out at the Tories during a social care debate by highlighting the nominal cost of holding a referendum compared to the ever-increasing amount of money the Scottish Government has to spend mitigating Tory decisions like the Bedroom Tax. Responding to an intervention by the Conservative group whoContinue reading ““We could hold 38 referendums for the same cost as one year of mitigating Tory cuts” says SNP MSP”

Powers of independence desperately needed to curb cost-of-living crisis, says SNP MSP

SNP MSP Emma Roddick has welcomed the launch of the Scottish Government’s fresh campaign for independence, highlighting the opportunities that could be presented for the Highlands and Islands. Today’s publication from the Scottish Government, the first in a series of documents, outlines how other comparable nations are wealthier, happier and fairer than Scotland currently is.Continue reading “Powers of independence desperately needed to curb cost-of-living crisis, says SNP MSP”