GERS: Indy white paper was no ‘con’, says Nicola Sturgeon
Nicola Sturgeon today rejected claims that the SNP had attempted to "con" Scots over their plans for independence after official figures indicated that the party's economic estimates were billions out.
Leader: SNP must re-emphasise nationalism as a positive
It is a wonderful moment when our elected politicians are honest. MPs and MSPs typically spend so long trying to avoid answering direct questions that they often end up looking slippery and untrustworthy.
Kenny MacAskill questions ‘centralisation of power’ in SNP
Nicola Sturgeon appeared more concerned with “protecting” herself than the wider interests of the SNP in her handling of the Michelle Thomson affair, a former Nationalist Cabinet secretary has suggested.
Michelle Thomson: I want an apology from Nicola Sturgeon
Ms Thomson revealed she was not contacted by the party after the Crown Office announced she would not face charges, and criticised the SNP leadership for not allowing her to defend herself to the party’s executive.
Tories accuse Nicola Sturgeon of ‘not getting on with the day job’
The First Minister’s decision to meet with a cross-party independence group has been criticised by the Tories as proof the Scottish Government was pursuing constitutional objectives instead of “getting on with the day job”.