Dundee should be compensated for Capital of Culture loss, MPs argue
Dundee MPs demand answers from the UK Government after Brexit renders the city ineligible to be the 2023 European Capital of Culture
THE UK GOVERNMENT SHOULD “FULLY” COMPENSATE DUNDEE and other UK cities for the money spent in the bidding to be the 2023 European Capital of Culture (ECOC), Dundee MPs have argued.
Jim Sillars backs Inverclyde councillor for SNP deputy leader role
CommonSpace’s David Thomson reports on the battle for the SNP’s deputy leadership role
FORMER SNP deputy leader Jim Sillars is backing Inverclyde councillor Chris McEleny to become Nicola Sturgeon’s deputy.
The SNP grandee has thrown his weight behind the Inverclyde Council SNP group leader because he would be a “voice for the membership”.
Sillars, the husband of the late Margo McDonald, also shares the same socialist policies with the Gourock councillor.
Let the grassroots lead SNP's summer indy campaign, says deputy leader hopeful
Inverclyde SNP councillor Chris McEleny speaks exclusively to CommonSpace about his bid to become deputy leader of the SNP
GRASSROOTS Yes campaigners should be be at the forefront of the SNP's summer campaign aimed at convincing No voters to back Scottish independence, according to Councillor Chris McEleny, a hopeful to replace Stewart Hosie as the SNP's deputy leader.
SNP deputy leader apologises after resigning from position amid affair allegations
MP says he has suffered health problems due to scrutiny of his private life
DUNDEE EAST MP Stewart Hosie has apologised to the party for causing “hurt and upset” after revelations about his private life led to his resignation as SNP depute leader.
In a letter to SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, Stewart Hosie said he would not seek re-election as depute leader at the party’s autumn conference.
SNP's 'summer of independence' to be led by Stewart Hosie
Party aims to win over no voters in summer initiative
DEPUTY LEADER of the SNP Stewart Hosie is to head up the party's summer campaign to build support for a second referendum.
Hosie, who is also the economy spokesperson for the SNP, will be in charge of strategy for the campaign, The National has reported .
Tax expert Richard Murphy: SNP Google investigation bid could set precedents
SNP contacts EU competition commissioner over UK Government Google tax deal
LEADING tax economist Richard Murphy has welcomed moves by the SNP to have a deal between Google and the HM Revenue and Customs investigated by the EU competition commissioner.
Deputy leader of the SNP Stewart Hosie MP contacted commissioner Margrethe Vestager to investigate the deal, worth PS130m over 10 years, for potential breach of regulations as "illegal state aid".
Stewart Hosie supports 'shoot to kill policy' in case of potential terrorist attack
SNP deputy leader criticises Jeremy Corbyn for renouncing the policy
THE SNP's deputy leader Stewart Hosie has said he supports a police shoot to kill policy in the event of a terrorist attack.
Hosie also criticised a statement by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn who said he was "not happy" about the idea of police deploying a shoot to kill policy.
SNP: We want to amend EU referendum bill to ensure Scotland isn't "ripped out"
Stewart Hosie says that the SNP plans to propose a 'double majority' rule on legislation
THE SNP will propose an amendment to legislation about an EU referendum to ensure that Scotland cannot be taken out of the EU against its will, deputy leader Stewart Hosie has said.
It is believed that Prime Minister David Cameron is set to fast track an in-out referendum on EU membership with a vote expected in 2016.
Slim majority makes this Tory government fragile, say SNP leaders
CommonSpace spoke exclusively to SNP Deputy Leader Stewart Hosie MP at Westminster
THE CONSERVATIVES may have won the election, but their slender majority means that they could be a fragile government.
The Tories have promised a referendum on Europe after negotiating a new EU deal, an issue that has historically caused divisions within the Tories, and the message from the team of 56 SNP MPs as they arrived in London for the first time today was that Tory divisions could be exploited.