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UK BUDGET ANNOUNCED

Despite the spin from the Tories in London, Scotland’s budget will be lower in real terms that it was when the Tories came to power. It does not reverse £13.9bn of cumulative cuts or provide our people and services with the full support they need. I was pleased that SNP calls to act on the […]

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SCOTS MPs BLOCKED ON NHS SPENDING BILL

Tonight, all Scottish MPs were blocked from voting on matters which would affect how much money Scotland would get in our block grant due to English Votes for English Laws (EVEL). That means the Scottish people are being blocked from having their say over the decisions which affect our lives – again. The UK is […]

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BREXIT DAY

As successive UK Governments continue to ride roughshod over Scotland’s will, we must decide our own future – not have Boris Johnson decide it for us. The First Minister has today announced that the SNP will seek to secure a binding referendum for the Scottish people. We will seek to do this by bringing together […]

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INDEPENDENCE LEADS IN POLLS

As the Scottish Parliament reaffirms its calls for an independence referendum, a poll has shown that support for independence has taken the lead. We’ve had enough of Boris Johnson and his Tory pals deciding our future for us and undermining our economy and services. The Tory UK Government cannot continue to run scared from the […]

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£210 m PAID OUT OF SCOTTISH WELFARE FUND

Since established in 2013, the Scottish Government’s Welfare Fund has paid out £210 million has been paid to 347,045 low income households. The SNP is delivering for Scotland. This is money granted to those in the most dire of need in order to mitigate the Tory Government’s austerity agenda attacking our communities. As an independent […]

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MARION READY TO HIT CAMPAIGN TRAIL

JOBS, PUBLIC SERVICES AND SCOTLAND’S WILL KEY PRIORITIES The SNP’s candidate for Motherwell and Wishaw, Marion Fellows, has said she is ready to fight the December General Election and will put jobs, public services and Scotland’s sovereignty first. Elected as the Member of Parliament in 2015, Mrs Fellows acts as the SNP’s Small Business spokesperson […]

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FIRST MINISTER’S ADDRESS

Scotland is facing two futures: one as part of the UK, led by a Prime Minister that has broken the law, is determined to destroy our economy and services through a no deal Brexit and austerity, and who wants to tear our communities apart. Or we can have a future as an independent standing as […]

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MAJORITY SUPPORT FOR INDEPENDENCE

With 52% backing independence, there is a clear direction of travel towards people wanting to make the decisions to create a more equal and prosperous Scotland. The Tories’ denial of democracy is unsustainable. With independence, we can end Tory rule and governments we don’t vote for. The broken Westminster system has widened the democratic deficit […]

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This Week #49

27th March – 2nd April 2017 On Monday, it was back to London for Marion as the Member of Parliament travelled south for another busy week at Wesminster. Words fail me! https://t.co/gfIUxE7aL3 — Marion Fellows MP (@marionfellowsmp) March 28, 2017 Marion was in London on Tuesday, with a busy day of parliamentary duties and briefings within the House of Commons. […]