Independence to slash cost of family holidays


As families across Scotland fly off to enjoy summer holidays, the SNP has highlighted how much more they are now being charged for their flights thanks to Westminster’s Air Passenger Duty.

SNP maintain double-digit lead in latest poll

The latest Survation Holyrood voting intentions poll for the Daily Record and Better Nation has put the SNP well in front, more than seven years after first taking office, with a 13.5 per cent lead over Labour on the constituency vote.

Sturgeon: Yes offers fairer deal for older Scots

As the Westminster government refuses to come clean on the level the new single tier state pension will be set at in 2016, the SNP is highlighting the fairer deal a Yes vote offers older Scots.

MoD accept responsibility on Dalgety Bay radiation

The SNP has welcomed that the Ministry of Defence have finally accepted responsibility for the radioactive contamination in Dalgety Bay – and called for clean-up operations to begin as soon as possible.

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OBR predictions well below industry projections

The publication of predictions for the oil & gas sector by the Office of Budget Responsibility which rely on production estimates well below industry projections comes just days after the organisation was savaged by a leading economist for previous negative predictions.

UCAS figures show Scotland has 'got what it takes'

New figures showing a record number of university applications has been welcomed by the SNP.

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Top surgeon says vote Yes for Scotland's NHS

One of Scotland’s top surgeons has urged people in Scotland to vote Yes to save the NHS – after warning that future budget cuts from Westminster would put our health service at risk in the event of a No vote.

Backing of Sir Michael Atiyah for Yes welcomed

The backing of distinguished mathematician Sir Michael Atiyah for a Yes vote has been welcomed today as he warns against a new generation of nuclear weapons.