Scotland 2024: Salmond and Sturgeon set out vision

Marking a decade as Leader and Depute Leader of the SNP Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon today set out a Yes vision for Scotland for the next ten years: Scotland 2024.

The First Minister and Deputy First Minister said a Yes vote is the opportunity of a lifetime to use the wealth of Scotland to create a more prosperous and fairer country.

Offshore unconventionals could double reserves

SNP Energy Spokesperson, Fergus Ewing MSP, has welcomed a new report from the business organisation N-56 showing that Scotland is in line for a new “black gold bonanza” from innovative proposals to recover offshore unconventional oil and gas under the North Sea.

Kilmarnock business backing for Yes welcomed

The backing of a prominent Kilmarnock business leader for a Yes vote has been welcomed today during a campaign visit by SNP Leader Alex Salmond.

During his visit to Kilmarnock, SNP Leader Alex Salmond visited Brownings, a successful local baking company that earlier this year announced a £1.3 million plan for expansion and whose Managing Director backed a Yes vote.

Sturgeon: PM "too feart" to debate Scotland

David Cameron is "too feart to face the people of Scotland", SNP deputy leader Nicola Sturgeon has said today.

STV have revealed that David Cameron would not agree to a debate in front of a live TV audience - despite his claims at today's PMQs that STV had "run away" from a debate.

Darling's oil claims fly in the face of evidence

Alistair Darling’s latest claims on the oil industry fly in the face of all evidence, the SNP’s Fergus Ewing said today – and come on the same day as an expert report confirmed that oil and gas are a bonus not the basis of Scotland’s economy.

No campaign calls in Tories who delivered Poll Tax

The anti-independence campaign was facing ridicule today after drafting in the Tory Scottish Secretaries who delivered the Poll Tax to try and stem the tide of voters moving to Yes.

Swinney - Yes vote opportunity to banish Trident

Ahead of a Church of Scotland event in Glasgow this evening (Wednesday), SNP MSP John Swinney has said that independence is our one opportunity to banish Trident from Scotland.

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Sturgeon: Labour Yes vote can help protect NHS

Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today said that Labour voters have a unique chance to help protect Scotland’s NHS with a Yes vote in the referendum.

Swinney highlights £600m independence saving

With the penultimate Prime Minister’s Questions before the referendum  taking place today, John Swinney is highlighting an independence bonus for people and families from switching hundreds of millions of pounds of spending from Westminster priorities to Scottish needs.
 

Treasury Chief confirms the debt is the UK's

 

SNP MP Stewart Hosie today welcomed the confirmation from Sir Nick MacPherson the Permanent Secretary to the Treasury, that the

UK Government stands by it’s earlier position that the UK Government is legally responsible for all the UK’s debts.