Cabinet Secretary for Culture,Tourism and External Affairs in the Scottish Government and SNP MSP for the Linlithgow Constituency in the Scottish Parliament
Planning for the future as Scotland's manufacturing industry given post-Covid boost from Scottish Government as worker prepare for return
@StephenGethins @Historic_Allyyou will be interested that the Nordic Council met in session in Edinburgh last year, I was delighted to meet them and I also launched Scotland’s Arctic Policy Framework and regularly engaged with our friends from the north in my previous role as External Affairs Secretary
Student son is now torturing us from a distance with pictures of his Daim bar cheesecake
Democracy and civil rights should be respected in all countries - my statement on Catalonia
US withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council deeply disturbing, US Gov separating children from their parents horrifying in its inhumanity - history tells us how quickly societies can sink to the unthinkable - US desperately needs political leadership to challenge this
We need the UK to have temporary wage support for employees to help household income + to help companies stay in business and support for self-employed and freelancers. I’ve impressed the need for urgent action on this in calls this week with UK Gov Ministers. May hear today.
This is a dreadful decision with major ramifications for people and peace - UK must follow German lead to increase support and US called on to rethink this