Poll shows No camp currency bluff has been called

Westminster’s currency bluff has faced a further blow today – after new polling revealed that people in Scotland back the Scottish Government’s common-sense plans to keep the pound and simply don’t believe the bluff and bluster from the No campaign.

Scotland can be successful independent country

The SNP has today called on senior No campaign politicians to end their shyness about Scotland’s prospects as an independent country and publicly accept what they have all previously stated – that Scotland could be a successful independent country.

Miliband concedes currency threat will cost rUK


Responding to remarks from Labour Leader Ed Miliband in a TV interview tonight, in which the Labour Leader admitted that his threat to block a currency union with Scotland would cost businesses in England ‘hundreds of millions’ of pounds, Finance Secretary John Swinney said:

Westminster "treacle" means no more powers


A report in today’s Financial Times where Ben Thomson, Chairman of the Devo Plus think tank, outlines his fears of a No vote and criticises the proposals by the Westminster parties has been highlighted by the SNP.

Yes is an opportunity for Scotland's older people

The SNP is today highlighting how a Yes vote will leave new pensioners in Scotland £260 per year better off, protect pension rights and ensure Scotland has a pension age appropriate to our circumstances.

Miliband must admit threat to NHS from No vote

Ahead of an expected visit from Ed Miliband to Scotland today (Friday), Scotland’s Health Secretary Alex Neil challenged the Labour Leader to come clean on the huge impact that NHS privatisation in England will have on Scotland.

Labour south of the border are warning in the strongest possible terms about the destruction of the NHS in England.

Extra Scottish Government NHS funding welcomed

The SNP has welcomed a further £5m investment in patient care from the Scottish Government – and pointed out the need to vote Yes to protect our NHS. 

Alex Neil today announced the funding to help health boards improve the flow of patients through health and social care services in a further demonstration of the Scottish Government’s commitment to the NHS.

UK gov needs to "think again" on tribunal fees


The SNP has today welcomed comments from a number of employment law specialists - that have condemned the UK government’s controversial employment tribunal fees - and said that only with independence can a fairer system be delivered.