The SNP

The SNP


Scotland's largest political party and party of Government. Centre left and social democratic.

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NS: "We continue to prioritise the delivery of PPE, not simply to hospitals but also to care homes and to carers. Health Protection Scotland published revised guidance last week on how and when PPE should be used."

NS: "We've quadrupled our testing capacity to around 2,000 tests per day, increasing further in the weeks ahead, and started to make testing available to our key workers."

NS: "We've set up a dedicated contact point for frontline professionals to raise any concerns they might have about the availability of PPE."

NS: "At times like these, people will need help to deal with alcohol and drug-related problems, and we want to ensure that that help is available."

NS: "An additional £8m has been made available to help third sector organisations, helping them to provide emergency accommodation for those who might otherwise be homeless and to distribute food to families and individuals who might otherwise be going hungry."

NS: "Although these updates set out what government and our partners are doing, tackling this virus remains a job for every single one of us. The decisions we all make about keeping our distance, mixing with other households and, of course, staying at home..."

NS: "..except for essential purposes, will help to determine how rapidly the virus spreads and how well we get through this. I do not underestimate how difficult these restrictions are and I know they will seem harder as the weather improves and frustration inevitably sets in."

NS: "But they continue to be crucial. Doing the right thing and staying home is the way we can slow the spread of this virus, protect our NHS and save lives, so I want to once again thank everybody who is helping us to do that."

📺 @NicolaSturgeon  outlines how @scotgov  are working to protect health and care workers. is the first place to go for Covid-19 info. If your symptoms worsen, call NHS24 on 111. For non-Covid medical advice, contact your GP. If they’re shut, call 111.

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?BREAKING: @ScotParl  has passed the Referendums (Scotland) Bill by 68 to 54, creating the legal basis for holding an independence referendum. ???????This is another step forward for Scotland's right to choose our future. This choice must be in Scotland's hands, not Boris Johnson's.

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Westminster is broken. It doesn’t have to be this way. We can build a better, fairer, more equal country. An independent country. Follow @YesScot  and pledge your support at

❌ We said No and we meant it.

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? This actually just happened. A Tory MP told an SNP MP to go home, exposing what the Tories really think of Scotland.

👇 All these people have one thing in common. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 They’ve changed from No to Yes. #ChangeMustCome 

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