Nicola Sturgeon says Alex Salmond should not be included in the election TV debates because his new Alba party is too small as she plans a £ 60 million fund to revamp play parks.
- Prime Minister launches devastating attack on SNP predecessor ahead of election
- Salmond will write to broadcasters to ensure ‘fairness and parity of reporting’
- But Sturgeon said “objectively” she can’t see how Alba meets the conditions
Nicola Sturgeon says Alex Salmond should not be included in the election TV debates because his new Alba party is too small.
The prime minister launched a devastating attack on her predecessor within the SNP, with whom her relationship has been destroyed in recent months following an unlawful investigation into his conduct.
Salmond then launched a rival pro-independence party ahead of the Holyrood election, demanding a lock on the live leader duels.
He insists there is an ‘irrefutable’ thing he is on the bill, and will write to the regulator Ofcom and the broadcaster to ensure there is ‘fairness and parity of reporting’ throughout the campaign, the Daily record reports.
However, Sturgeon has said “objectively” that she cannot see how the Alba party is meeting the necessary conditions.
Nicola Sturgeon says Alex Salmond shouldn’t be included in election TV debates because his new Alba party is too small
Salmond insists there is an “ irrefutable ” case he is on the bill, and will write to regulator Ofcom and the broadcaster to ensure there is “ fairness and equality ” throughout the campaign, the Daily Record reports.
It’s because the Prime Minister has pledged a £ 60 million fund to revamp every children’s play park in Scotland if the SNP is re-elected.
On Saturday, she outlined a number of policies designed to help families during the coronavirus pandemic and recovery.
The party has already pledged a free laptop for every student and free breakfast and lunch at all primary schools.
It’s because the Prime Minister has pledged a £ 60 million fund to revamp every children’s play park in Scotland if the SNP is re-elected. Pictured today is Ms. Sturgeon in Glasgow with her son Cameron and MSP Bob Doris behind her
The prime minister said the outdoor playground fund would renew every playground in Scotland.
She visited a park in Glasgow on Saturday as the campaign for the Scottish Parliament elections continues.
Ms Sturgeon is expected to say: ‘We have already made sure that every P1 to P3 child has year-round access to free school meals – and if we are re-elected, we will serve every primary school student in Scotland free breakfast and lunch. give school. , whole year.
‘To break through learning barriers and give every child a fair chance, we provide each student with their own laptop or device and a free internet connection.
She visited a park in Glasgow on Saturday as the campaign for the Scottish Parliament elections continues
‘And with the support of a £ 60 million fund, we will develop a plan to revamp every play park in Scotland so that all children have access to a place to play in their own community.’
She continued: ‘After a year where many children have not had access to a garden, this investment has never been more important.
‘The past year has been incredibly difficult for children and young people in Scotland, and by giving both votes to the SNP in this election, people will elect an SNP government more determined than ever to make Scotland the best place in the world to to grow. up – and to put the tools for our recovery in the hands of Scotland. ‘