Brown lacking credibility on pensions

Ahead of Gordon Brown’s speech tomorrow in which he will attempt to scaremonger on pensions despite his abysmal track record on them as Chancellor and Prime Minister, SNP Work and Pensions spokesperson Eilidh Whiteford said:

Poll shows Yes boost as SNP remain party of choice

The SNP is today welcoming a new poll further confirming growing support for a Yes vote – and showing the SNP maintaining a strong lead as Scotland’s most popular party.

Tories urge Darling to quit over 'dismal' campaign

Alistair Darling has today faced fresh calls for his replacement from within the No campaign – as senior Tories at Westminster expressed concern at the ‘dismal’ state of their campaign.

Polls show Yes has momentum : positivity and trust


Commenting on today’s independence poll figures which show the gap narrowing to a required swing of just 2% in an ICM poll for the Scotland on Sunday the First Minster and leader of the Scottish National Party Alex Salmond MSP said:


Superfast broadband rolled out in islands

The SNP has welcomed the announcement that Lerwick will be the first island community to benefit from superfast broadband through the £410m Digital Scotland Partnership.

The scheme will be rolled out in the Shetland Islands ahead of schedule – meaning that services will be brought to Lerwick this year.