Tale of Two Governments on fracking

There is a clear contrast between Westminster’s “gung-ho” approach to Fracking, and the evidence-based, consensual approach being pursued by the Scottish Government, the SNP said today.

Only a Yes vote can protect Scotland's NHS

Today’s revelations of the crisis in the health service south of the border confirm that only a Yes vote can save Scotland’s NHS from the disastrous impact of Westminster’s cuts and privatisation agenda. 

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"Yes vote to improve gender equality"

The publication of academic research showing that significant numbers of people think that gender equality and childcare provision would improve in an independent Scotland has underlined the gains that can be made with a Yes vote.

Yes vote offers fair day's pay for fair day's work

An estimated 150,000 people could see a pay increase in an independent Scotland, new figures reveal.

In an independent Scotland the SNP will set up a commission to consider a new ‘Scottish Minimum Wage’ – which would at least rise in line with inflation.

700,000 people left Scotland in past 10 years


Official figures show that in average 70,000 people leave Scotland every year, which is over 700,000 over the past decade, illustrating how the No campaign has to answer questions on how they would reverse this exodus says SNP MSP Stewart Maxwell.

Yes vote will see wealth harnessed to cut poverty


Analysis of international GDP per head rankings underlines how wealthy a country Scotland is - and confirms the opportunity to make Scotland’s wealth work for everyone in Scotland that a Yes vote creates.

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Yes will release Scotland's food & drink potnetial


As the Saturday of this year’s Border Union Show gets underway the SNP has said that the huge potential of Scotland’s food and drink sector will be released with independence.

Farmers deliver no confidence vote in Westminster

Scotland’s farmers have delivered a vote of no confidence in Westminster – after a poll showed that 100 per cent of respondents believe that the role of DEFRA Secretary is “so ineffectual that it doesn’t matter who takes up the post”.