Six North east business leaders back SNP on jobs

Six key business leaders in the North East of Scotland have endorsed the campaigns of their local SNP candidates.

These endorsements provide a snapshot of the hundreds of local businessmen and women who backed a Business for Scotland letter putting forward the view that a strong Scottish business economy would provide a substantial boost for jobs.

Sturgeon - 48 hours to end austerity

Speaking on a visit to a nursery in Livingston this morning, SNP Leader Nicola Sturgeon said that Scotland’s voice is being heard in a Westminster election campaign like never before - and urged the people of Scotland to unite behind the SNP so this strong voice can continue to be heard at Westminster.

Commenting, Ms Sturgeon said:

Prospect of hung Parliament "massive opportunity"


Addressing a major campaign event at the Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries this evening (Monday), Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon said that the prospect of a hung, or balanced, parliament at West

BBC debate - Impressive performance from Sturgeon

Commenting after the BBC Scotland Leaders' Debate, Scottish National Party Depute Leader Stewart Hosie said:

Tories scared of progressive SNP MPs

Commenting on David Cameron's interview with the BBC's Nick Robinson, in which he again rejects any role for the SNP in influencing the government of the UK, SNP Depute Leader Stewart Hosie said:

Scotland can unite on Thursday to end austerity

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is today calling on people across Scotland to unite to make Scotland’s voice at Westminster as strong as possible and end austerity – as new polling finds overwhelming agreement that electing more SNP MPs on Thursday will mean that Scotland's interests are better represented at Westminster.

Sturgeon's ratings rise as Murphy's slide further

The SNP has welcomed a new YouGov poll showing SNP support remains at the record level of 49 per cent shown in the previous poll – and that the party enjoys a 23 point lead over Labour.

The poll commissioned for the Sunday Times, also shows that Nicola Sturgeon’s personal approval ratings continue to soar, rising by 14 points in the last two weeks to +56.