Media centre

The Media Centre is the SNP's knowledgebase of news and official press releases. All the latest press statements, press notices and success stories from the Media Centre team can be freely accessed by both members of the press and the public in this area.

Media enquiries
SNP Press Officers can help journalists and press with interview requests and provide background to stories and campaigns.

Whether you require assistance with editorial, images, comments or what is new in Scotland, please contact us directly.

For Scottish Parliament stories, our Holyrood Press Office: 0131 348 5684

For UK Parliament stories, our Westminster Press Office: 0207 219 0074

And for all Party enquiries, including Conference: 0131 525 8928


Latest news stories

Welfare changes set to hit thousands of jobseekers

Saturday, 27 September, 2014 - 12:27
A report in today’s Independent states new benefit rules could push around 280,000 people ‘into a financial black-hole'.

SNP membership soars to over 65,000

Friday, 26 September, 2014 - 12:17
Milestone welcomed by third biggest political party in the UK

Public debate needed on Westminster fracking plans

Friday, 26 September, 2014 - 11:49
Public opinion must not be ignored in 'dash for gas'

SNP announce members of Smith Commission

Friday, 26 September, 2014 - 11:44
Westminster parties must honour 'extensive new powers' vow

Two years on Labour must come clean on cuts

Thursday, 25 September, 2014 - 13:06
Two years on from Johann Lamont establishing a Cuts Commission Labour is facing demands to reveal what policies it has in the firing line.

Scotland on course to meet renewables target

Thursday, 25 September, 2014 - 11:38
Figures showing a 30 per cent increase in Scotland’s renewable electricity generation in the first half of 2014 have been hailed today.

Independent councillor joins SNP in Argyll & Bute

Thursday, 25 September, 2014 - 10:25
"Mandate for change" only possible with SNP

New technology underlines bright future for sector

Wednesday, 24 September, 2014 - 17:28
The announcement of techniques that could add decades to the lifespan of the North Sea oil and gas industry has been welcomed by the SNP.

Autism champion progress for Holyrood welcomed

Wednesday, 24 September, 2014 - 16:05
Mark McDonald has hailed moves to appoint Scottish Parliament Autism Champions as a welcome step towards making Holyrood more accessible.

Labour hypocrisy on health exposed

Wednesday, 24 September, 2014 - 15:27
People of Scotland can't trust Westminster on NHS funding