Amazon Employees’ rights – 15/01/2020

I read with horror the reports of employment practices at Amazon describing gruelling conditions, unrealistic productivity targets, surveillance, bogus self-employment and a refusal to recognise or engage with unions unless forced. This is completely unacceptable and Amazon must be held accountable. Rest assured SNP MPs will continue to raise the issue of workers’ rights at […]

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Parliamentary Inquiry into Amazon

There are some very large organisations that have benefited significantly from the pandemic and we should be looking to them in order to fund some of our fiscal stimulus needs going forward. The SNP supported a digital services tax brought in on April 1 2020. It levied 2% from search engines, social media firms and […]

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Cuts to international aid

I share your concerns with regards to UK aid spending; in a time where international aid is more important than ever, we cannot and must not turn our backs on the world’s poorest. I am appalled that the UK Government have turned their back on their international legally binding commitment to spend 0.7% of the […]

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Updated Beer Duty response

I recognise the social, cultural and economic role played by pubs and understand the difficulties they are facing during this health crisis. The UK Government has cancelled its budget announcement for this year, but the SNP will continue to demand action to protect the sector. Indeed, the SNP has consistently demanded reform of the UK […]

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