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.

Labour must come clean on welfare plans

The SNP is today calling on Labour to clarify whether or not they will reverse UK Government cuts to disability payments.

Labour welfare claims undermined by own policies

Labour’s paper on welfare has been fatally undermined by their own policies today – which would see people in Scotland receive lower rates of benefits than people in other parts of the UK.

SNP welcome 'common sense' EU position on Yes vote

The SNP has welcomed the “common sense” comments from Italy’s European Affairs Minister Sandro Gozi on Scotland’s membership of the European Union after a Yes vote – made as Italy takes on the EU presidency.

Westminster threat 'undesirable for everyone'

Comments by BAE Systems Chairman Sir Roger Carr have been welcomed today as he warned of how undesirable it would be for a Westminster Government to choose not to build Royal Navy ships in Scotland.