Westminster costs to increase as MPs get pay hike

Newspaper reports today that MPs are set to be awarded a ten per cent pay rise shows that Westminster is working for the few rather than the many – confirming the need for a Yes vote, the SNP has said today.

No camp in meltdown as border scares disowned

The No campaign has gone into complete meltdown after an Ed Miliband threat to build border posts with an independent Scotland provoked a spectacular backlash - prompting the Labour press office to try and disown the interview.

No camp disarray as Scots MPs warn of NHS threat

The No campaign’s defence of Westminster control of Scotland’s finances has fallen apart after it was revealed a succession of Scottish Labour MPs have made exactly the same warnings as the Yes campaign about the threat to Scotland’s NHS from Tory privatisation.

Marchers arrive in London to protest NHS cuts

Commenting on the arrival of the Jarrow marchers – who are protesting Westminster’s ongoing privatisation of the NHS south of the border – in London this afternoon, the SNP’s Alex Neil  - Scotland’s Health Secretary said:

No camp must withdraw misleading leaflet

The SNP has called on the No campaign to withdraw their referendum communication and issue an apology for repeatedly attempting to mislead voters – after yet another claim from the No camp was proven to be false.

This is the second time there have been calls for the No campaign to #pulpthefiction in their deliberately misleading and innacurate leaflets.

Bedroom Tax vote highlights need for independence

The Scottish National Party has said today’s vote in the House of Commons against the Bedroom Tax highlights the need for independence.

SNP Work and Pensions spokesperson Dr Eilidh Whiteford MP said that while the vote was a defeat for the UK government, it won’t end the Bedroom Tax.

Generation Yes to have more opportunity than ever

Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today said young voters will have more opportunities in an independent Scotland than any generation of Scots before.

Ms Sturgeon said independence isn’t a magic wand – but will empower people to use the wealth of Scotland to build a more prosperous and fairer country.

Swinney welcomes Muscatelli’s currency comments

John Swinney has today (Friday) welcomed an article from Professor Anton Muscatelli which backs a formal currency union between an independent Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Sturgeon: Independence opportunity for all of us

Nicola Sturgeon has highlighted how a Yes vote is an opportunity for all of Scotland’s communities to work together to build a fairer and more prosperous country, as she visited Glasgow Central Mosque today.

Lord Robertson's "minor entity" gaffe

Commenting on remarks from Labour peer Lord Robertson on the BBC's Scotland 2014 programme last night, in which he described Scotland as "a minor entity in North Britain", SNP defence spokesperson Angus Robertson said:

"This is another gaffe from Lord Robertson, who is fast developing a reputation as the No campaign's serial blunderer.