No camp briefs against itself as splits deepen

The splits in the No campaign grew deeper today as Labour figures briefed against their Tory allies.

As reported in today’s Herald, Labour sources have criticised the intervention by Defence Secretary Philip Hammond as being “unhelpful” and too negative. 

Hammond must apologise for broken defence promises

Commenting ahead of Westminster Defence Secretary Philip Hammond’s speech in Glasgow, SNP Westminster leader and Defence Spokesperson Angus Robertson MP said:

SNP welcome 'record year' for regional airports

The SNP is today welcoming new figures showing growing passenger numbers at airports in the Highlands and Islands.

The figures from Highlands and Islands Airports Limited show that 11 airports in the Highlands and Islands handled 1,367,342 passengers in the last year – 70,000 more than the previous 12 months.

Commenting, Highlands and Islands MSP Mike Mackenzie said:

UK Minister - "Nothing off the table" post Yes

Commenting on the story in the Herald newspaper today in which Defence Secretary Philip Hammond says that: "There will be nothing non-negotiable – everything will be on the table" in the negotiations after a Yes vote – directly contradicting the bluff from George Osborne, Ed Balls and Danny Alexander that there would be no negotiation on a currency union – Deputy Fir

No camp 'complete fiction' on education criticised

Another Project Fear scare story has fallen apart after a senior academic described the No camp’s claims on higher education as based on “hyperbole and complete fiction”.

Labour admits No camp is "too Tory"

Widening splits in the No campaign have emerged as a report in today’s Mail on Sunday quote a senior Labour source admitting that the anti-independence movement is “too Tory”.

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No camp adviser: currency bluff "might be wrong"

 

The SNP is today highlighting the latest split in the No campaign which further discredits the anti-independence currency bluff.

First Minister Alex Salmond SNP Conference Address

We meet here in this conference centre in Aberdeen as ordinary members of the Scottish National Party.

But also the most privileged members of the SNP in our 80 year history.

For this generation has the opportunity our forebears could only dream about.

But we are no longer just members of a political party.

We are also now part of a greater movement.