SNP welcome anti-nuclear campaigner's new EU post

The SNP is today welcoming the appointment of Federica Mogherini as the next High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy as a sign of the growing support to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

New risk to Scotland as 100 Tories back EU exit

The threat to Scotland’s place in the European Union in the event of a No vote has been highlighted again today – after it emerged that up to 100 Tory MPs are preparing to include a personal pledge in their election manifestos to vote for the UK to quit the EU.

Missing million have 24 hours to seize opportunity

Ahead of a series of campaigning events in Dundee today, First Minister Alex Salmond has hailed the referendum campaign as the “most exciting, participative and powerful debate in Scottish political history” – and is making an urgent final call to the so-called missing million voters to seize the “wealth of opportunity” offer

Ewing welcomes expert predictions on oil future

SNP Energy Spokesperson Fergus Ewing has welcomed comments made by one of the world’s leading oil academics, Professor Alex Kemp of the University of Aberdeen.  Writing in the Energy supplement of today’s Press and Journal Professor Kemp predicted that the oil and gas industry will “contribute significantly to the national economy” well beyond 2050.

New report shows food & drink sector booming

SNP Spokesperson on Food and Drink, Richard Lochhead, has welcomed a new Bank of Scotland report showing expected growth in the food and drink sector.

Darling must explain his part in £4BN secret deal

The SNP is today calling on Alistair Darling to come clean on his role in a deal between the last Labour government, HBOS and UK financial regulators which resulted in a cover up of hundreds of millions of pounds of public money being secretly used.

Sturgeon highlights pensioners personal commitment

Scotland’s 1.2million pensioners are each receiving a personal commitment of a better pension from the Yes campaign. 

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SNP respond to NigeI Farage Campaigning for No

Responding to reports that Nigel Farage is planning a trip to Scotland to campaign for a No vote, SNP MSP Aileen McLeod said:

Angela Constance reflects on first Yes Night In

This week we saw the second TV debate between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling – and the polls showed the First Minister as the clear winner and that more and more people are waking up to the opportunities of a Yes vote.