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.

Fuel poverty can be tackled with Yes vote

The SNP has welcomed the findings of a new expert report which confirms that independence would give Scotland new powers to better tackle fuel poverty and high energy bills.

SNP: "We can do business with Juncker"

The SNP has tonight welcomed comments from new European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Scotland’s referendum.


Yes is the "campaign of the people"

The Yes campaign is the “campaign of the people” while the No campaign represents the establishment elite, the SNP said today.

UK gov slammed for universal credit "shambles"

Scottish National Party spokesperson for Work and Pensions Dr Eilidh Whiteford MP has slammed the UK government for failing to provide a straightforward answer to Parliament as to whether the Treasury had signed off the business case for the controversial Universal Credit welfare programme.


No camp's nuclear obsession puts jobs at risk

Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has written to Prime Minister David Cameron urging him to spell out what the consequences are to Scottish defence jobs of renewing Trident.

The Trident Commission, co-chaired by senior members of the No campaign, back a new generation of Trident nuclear weapons on the Clyde.