New Labour hypocrisy on Tory-No donors exposed

The hypocrisy of the Labour party’s criticism of Tory donors has been exposed as many of the same billionaire and millionaire funders are also backing the No campaign with sizable cash donations.

First Minister comments on N-56 report

Commenting on the publication of a report by N-56, an apolitical economic think tank, which says oil and gas revenues more than 6 times that estimated put Scotland’s finances in the black and provide opportunity to establish oil fund, First Minister Alex Salmond said:

Salmond welcomes Yes backing from Sir Tom Devine

Welcoming the endorsement of a Yes vote in next month's referendum from Professor Sir Tom Devine, First Minister Alex Salmond said:

"Sir Tom is hugely esteemed in his field, as one of Scotland's most respected academics and thinkers.

Yes vote - Our one opportunity to protect the NHS


The need to protect Scotland’s NHS from Westminster’s cuts and privatisation agenda is being highlighted again today – as cross-border comparisons confirmed the damage being inflicted on hospitals in the north of England.


Week of warnings on devolution


Call to Labour : Support NHS constitution pledge



The SNP is calling on Johann Lamont and the Scottish Labour Party to commit to supporting the proposal to enshrine the future of the NHS in Scotland’s constitution after a Yes vote.


Budget cuts and EU exit would follow No vote

The SNP is today highlighting the results of a major ESRC study which shows that people in Scotland recognise that Scotland’s budget would be cut substantially in the event of a No vote and believe that the UK will vote to leave the European Union in David Cameron’s in/out referendum.

Yes vote saving worth 2,300 FTE childcare staff

The SNP has today highlighted new research showing the cost of maintaining the Westminster system in Scotland is equivalent to 2,305 full time childcare workers.