Labour’s plans to transition from oil and gas will be the “polar opposite” of the Conservative move away from coal in the 1980s, Richard Leonard said.
Victory for Labour in December’s General Election will remove any need for a second vote on Scottish independence, Richard Leonard has said.
A Church of Scotland minister who branded Jeremy Corbyn a “terrorist sympathiser” has been criticised after he was found to have posted a series of homophobic tweets.
Richard Leonard has said he does not believe the SNP has a mandate for another Scottish independence referendum.
Allowing the SNP to hold a second independence referendum would not be a priority for a future Labour government, the party’s Scottish leader said, though he did not rule out such a ballot.
‘Are you trying to rig the referendum process?’: First minister challenged on scrutiny of indyref2 question
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of denying the opportunity for proper scrutiny over what question should be asked in any second Scottish independence referendum.
Richard Leonard has called for clarity on Labour’s stance over the next steps of Brexit.
Pro-independence parties would need to secure a fresh mandate before a Jeremy Corbyn Labour government would consider a second Scottish independence referendum.
A second Scottish independence referendum would not take place in the “formative years” of a Labour government, Jeremy Corbyn has said.
The shadow chancellor John McDonnell has claimed the SNP are "Tories" as he ruled out forming a coalition with the party in the event of a hung parliament.