Tories policies have broken Britain, not the EU, says McMillan

Yesterday the Scottish Parliament overwhelmingly rejected Theresa May’s false choice of a bad Brexit or No Deal. The joint motion agreed by the SNP, Labour, Greens and the Lib Dems stated that a better alternative must be found – leaving the Tories isolated in their support for Theresa May’s discredited proposals. During the Scottish Government […]

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Remaining in Single Market and Customs Union Crucial for Inverclyde to thrive, says McMillan

Today, Stuart McMillan MSP asked the Scottish Government what engagement it has undertaken with port authorities regarding the implications of Brexit. The Greenock and Inverclyde MSP directed the question at the Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations, Michael Russell MSP, who said that he along with other Ministerial colleagues has visited a number […]

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Stuart McMillan MSP welcomes 2018 Programme for Government

SNP MSP for Greenock and Inverclyde has applauded the Scottish Government’s 2018 Programme for Government which was set out by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today. Commenting, Mr McMillan said: “This Programme for Government sets out an ambitious plan that will deliver for people, communities and businesses now and make the investments that will benefit future […]

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Local MSP and MP Welcome Sustainable Growth Commission

A new report by the Sustainable Growth Commission has been welcomed by local MSP Stuart McMillan and MP Ronnie Cowan. The commission, established by the First Minister in September 2016 and chaired by Andrew Wilson, and funded entirely by the SNP. It was given the remit – To assess projections for Scotland’s economy and public […]

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MSP Warns Tory Government Not To Abandon Erasmus+

The SNP’s Stuart McMillan has warned that Erasmus+ is yet another example of the “massive benefits of the European Union that we stand to lose because of a Tory hard Brexit”, ahead of a Holyrood debate on the scheme’s value to Scotland today. The Erasmus+ scheme was worth nearly €21m to Scotland in 2017. This […]

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Mundell Faces Brexit Committee Recall

TORY TOLD TO COME BACK TO HOLYROOD TO EXPLAIN NEW POWERS PLEDGE Scottish Secretary David Mundell should return to Holyrood to explain his promise for new powers, SNP MSP Stuart McMillan has said. Mr Mundell appeared before the Scottish Parliament’s Europe committee in October where he said that he “could not envisage that there would […]

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Tories’ Deflection Won’t Hide Brexit Shambles

The “desperate” attempt by the Tories to push responsibility for Brexit onto the SNP won’t hide the shambles engulfing the UK Government, said Greenock and Inverclyde MSP Stuart McMillan. Ahead of a parliamentary debate on Scotland’s economy following Brexit, Murdo Fraser said that the SNP “must explain how it will make Brexit work”. Speaking ahead […]

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Research Showing £11.2bn Cost of Brexit Highlighted by MSP

Inverclyde’s MSP Stuart McMillan has raised concerns about the economic impact of Brexit to Scotland – after Scottish Government analysis drawing on research from a range of external organisations showed that leaving the EU could cost the Scottish economy as much as £11.2 billion per year by 2030. The figures, which also showed Scotland’s public […]

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