SNP launch manifesto to support & empower youth

Nicola Sturgeon has today joined actor Martin Compston in Cumbernauld to launch the SNP’s Youth

Westminster establishment panicking

The Westminster parties have been accused of panicking as senior Tories resorted to lurid claims about the prospect of the SNP having a role in influencing the UK government, while Ed Miliband appeared to bow to Tory pressure on working with the SNP to prevent David Cameron returning to Downing Street.

SNP: Don't send defeated or retired MPs to Lords

The SNP are today challenging all parties at Westminster to commit to ensuring that MPs who lose their seats or retire from the Commons are not given a free pass to the House of Lords.

SNP increase lead in new Panelbase poll

A new Panelbase poll for the Sunday Times has shown support for the SNP has risen by a further 3 points since their last poll at the start of April.

Support for the SNP now stands at 48 per cent, compared to 27 per cent of people who say they will vote Labour – down 2 on Panelbase's previous poll, which had also shown in increase in SNP support and a decline in Labour backing.

Nicola Sturgeon launches SNP Women's Pledge

SNP Leader Nicola Sturgeon has today (Saturday) joined female SNP activists and actor and campaigner Elaine C Smith in Glasgow to launch the SNP’s Women’s Pledge, committing the SNP and its members to delivering policies that promote equality.

Labour plan to work with senior Tory

The revelation in today’s Guardian that Labour is set to seek advice from Tory peer Lord Michael Heseltine has shown that left to their own devices Labour will simply continue Tory austerity.

SNP welcomes BAFF statement

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Labour confirms cuts plan for Scotland

Jim Murphy has confirmed that a Labour Government will deliver cuts to key policies as part of their pursuit of austerity.

Asked to confirm that despite his claims to the contrary in recent Leaders’ debates, Labour was planning cuts Jim Murphy said “that’s right, further cuts than what we’ve already identified.”

The SNP will support Scotland's carers

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has today confirmed that a strong group of SNP MPs will stand up for carers across the UK.

The SNP manifesto proposes to increase Carers Allowance to the same level as Jobseekers Allowance.

This would deliver up to £600 extra each year for over 100,000 unpaid carers in Scotland.