The SNP has pointed out the ‘baffling hypocrisy’ of the Tories after David Cameron opened the world's largest operational offshore wind farm, at the same time his party attacks Scotland’s renewables industry.
Commenting on the ongoing controversy surrounding Labour’s candidate selection in Falkirk – following the resignations of Tom Watson MP as their UK election coordinator – Michael Matheson, SNP MSP for Falkirk West, said:
Jackie Baillie MSP must finally apologise for her irresponsible comments following figures published today (Thursday) that show Scotland has a lower rate of healthcare associated infections (HAI) than the European average, the SNP has said.
The UK government scaremongers on trade between an independent Scotland and the rest of the UK, but the fact is that the majority of OECD countries’ biggest trading partners are their neighbours. Why would Scotland be any different?
Commenting on the number of redundancies amongst service personnel in Scotland made by the Ministry of Defence and revealed in a written answer, Angus Robertson MP Westminster Leader and Defence spokesperson said:
Westminster education secretary Michael Gove's plans to make academies and free schools profit-orientated using hedge funds and venture capitalists has been highlighted as an example of the difference in approach to education by the Scottish and UK governments.