For Immediate Release – Thursday 4th March 2010 PARTIES TO REVIEW SUPPORT FOR LICENSE FEE The SNP / Plaid Cymru Westminster Parliamentary Group convened a meeting this morning (Thursday) to discuss General Election plans by broadcasters which will give unfair and …

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Waiting times for people urgently referred and diagnosed with cancer have now surpassed their target for a year. Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon has welcomed the ISD Scotland figures, showing 96 per cent of patients who were urgently referred and subsequently …

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SCOTLAND Rally Mar 1, 2010 1:08:06 PM By Andy Philip, Political Reporter, Press Association Scotland (ScotFile:News special) Page 1 The far-right Scottish Defence League was today urged to call off a planned vigil in Lockerbie. Politicians and anti-racist …

Group Urged to Abandon Lockerbie Vigil Plan Read More »

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 28-2-10 Commenting on a Yougov Poll for the Scotland on Sunday and an analysis of their polling conducted over the last week SNP MP Angus Robertson said the party had withstood the sustained attacks of recent weeks and had …

POLL TURNING POINT FOR SNP AFTER SUSTAINED ATTACKS Read More »

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REFERENDUM – LABOUR POLICY IS BACK TO “BRING IT ON” PARTY’S CONSTITUTIONAL SPOKESPERSON SAYS “NAME THE DAY” Welcoming the remarks made by Labour’s Shadow Cabinet Minister for Culture and the Constitution, Pauline McNeill, at today’s First Minister’s Questions where she …

Independence Referendum Unveiled by First Minister Alex Salmond Read More »

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: “FINAL ACT OF BETRAYAL” SNP President Ian Hudghton MEP has today (Wednesday) reacted with outrage as it became clear that the UK Government is preparing to abandon the principle whereby fishing rights are allocated to countries on the basis of historical …

UK Government Prepares to Abandon Scotland’s Historical Fishing Rights Read More »

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The Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner has written to Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon today about the three complaints he received under the MSP Code of Conduct on the auctioning of lunches, in which he says that the complaints: “are not …

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PRIME MINISTER MUST PUT HIS HOUSE IN ORDER BROWN URGED TO CALL ELECTION AND LET PEOPLE DECIDE SNP MP and Westminster campaign co-ordinator, Stewart Hosie, said continuing revelations over strained relations within Downing Street were symptomatic of the dysfunction at the …

Darling Disclosure Reveals Dysfunction in Downing Street Read More »

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  SCOTTISH JOBS POTENTIAL FROM OIL WILL BE ELECTION ISSUE – LONDON POLITICIANS MUST WAKE UP TO IMPORTANCE OF SCOTTISH OIL FUND Commenting on the survey by the offshore industry association, Oil and Gas UK, which finds that North Sea oil …

Scottish Oil Reserves Higher Than Previously Thought Read More »

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All 32 of Scotland’s local authorities have now confirmed they will continue to freeze council tax into 2010 – 11. The council tax freeze is fully funded by the SNP in Government, ensuring councils can continue to invest whilst giving …

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