Pressure grows on Ruth Davidson to answer for 'trail of dark money leading straight to her door'
SNP demands Davidson explain dark money following investigations into the Tory-donating Scottish Unionist Association Trust
SCOTTISH TORY LEADER Ruth Davidson faces growing calls from the SNP to “be honest with the electorate” about large donations to the party from a mysterious trust, which may not meet the necessary criteria for donor organisations set down by UK electoral law.
REVEALED: The shocking and sustained abuse targeted at leading Scots politicians
CommonSpace investigates online abuse after campaign is launched blasting #ToxicTwitter for failing to protect user
RESEARCH by CommonSpace into the level and nature of abuse directed to Scots politicians online has revealed the daily reality of online campaigns of abuse which is often misogynistic, racist and homophobic.
High-profile SNP MPs to be quizzed on Trident by party's CND group
Activists from a pro-nationalist CND group will be able to quiz senior SNP MPs on their position on getting rid of Trident at its annual conference this Saturday
SNP MPs Mhairi Black and Patrick Grady are set to be pressed on the subject of Trident after the House of Commons recently voted in favour of renewing the nuclear deterrent.
The issue will be raised at the SNP CND conference in Glasgow on Saturday 3 September, which organisers expect will be attended by up to 100 people.
Yvonne Ridley: Why Mhairi Black was right to speak out about fracking fears
CommonSpace columnist Yvonne Ridley says there are big corporate interests in fracking and the public should welcome intervention from politicians like Mhairi Black
I SEE Britain’s youngest MP has been rocking the boat in Westminster by saying the Tories could still force fracking on the Scottish nation.
Renfrewshire MPs invite local women to learn more about WASPI campaign
Gavin Newlands and Mhairi Black to speak at awareness raising event on pension delays
RENFREWSHIRE women born in the 1950s are invited to an open information session in Paisley on Thursday night on the Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) campaign, where local MPs Gavin Newlands and Mhairi Black will speak on the issue.
“Let’s get our independence”: Mhairi Black’s conference speech puts indy vision front and centre
Independence must not be put on the backburner, Mhairi Black tells SNP conference
ADDRESSING THE SNP conference in Glasgow on Tuesday (10 October), Mhairi Black MP called for a fresh focus on making the case for Scottish independence.
In a conference where discussion of the constitutional question has been somewhat circumspect, Mhairi Black tackled the issue head on, urging the party to be “always unapologetically radical”.
Black said: “Some people say we should put independence on the backburner. Why would we ever?
Mhairi Black slams Iain Duncan Smith over job advisers in food banks
Pilot scheme sees food bank in Manchester staffed with job advisers from time of opening
MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South Mhairi Black has slammed Tory Minister Iain Duncan Smith over plans to place job advisers in food banks.
Black, who is the youngest MP in the House of Commons, also challenged Duncan Smith over the link between damaging welfare cuts he has pioneered and the explosion in the number of food banks since 2012.
.@MhairiBlack urges 15-17 year olds to register for May's Scottish election
SNP MP marks International Youth Day will call to young people to participate in politics
SCOTLAND'S youngest ever MP, Mhairi Black, has called on young people to take advantage of the reduced voting age for next May's Scottish election.
Marking International Youth Day, Black said that the opportunity to register to vote - that now applies to everyone aged 16 by 5 May 2016 - can continue the increase in youth politics generated by the independence referendum.
Mhairi Black: "You're the primitive, Mr Blair"
Paisley MP hits back at former prime minister over SNP "caveman" jibe
SNP MP Mhairi Black has branded former Prime Minister Tony Blair a "primitive" after he attacked the SNP for its "politics of the first caveman council" which he claimed were based on "blaming someone else" and branded a "reactionary political force".
Black attacked Blair for his record over the Iraq war and said he was "badly out of touch".