Debt and Labour’s legacy:  The legacy of Labour’s use of the Private Finance Initiative is estimated to cost the Scottish Government a total of £27.7 billion from 2010-11 financial year. The figure was confirmed in a parliamentary answer from SNP …

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A Tory Government will not be good for Scotland: As the Conservative Party conference gets underway, SNP Treasury Spokesperson, Stewart Hosie MP, has rounded on claims that electing a Tory Government is in the best interests of Scotland’s economy. “Warm …

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SNP Leads the Way to get Roads Fixed After Winter Weather Damage: New funding will be made available to help fix damage to roads after this winters unprecedented weather. SNP Finance Secretary John Swinney is to give an extra £5 …

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The SNP Campaign Conference will take place from 20-21 March 2010 at the Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort. Organisations will have received postal notification in regard to delegate entitlement. The deadline for submission of amendments is Friday 12 February at 09h00. …

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Prescription charges will fall again in April after SNP proposals to cut the costs to £3 and to scrap them completely next year won Holyrood backing. The move which will support 600,000 people was opposed by the Lib Dems and Conservatives.  Despite …

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Press Release SNP MSP MIchael Russell commenting on the decision by the Health Board to defer any decision on re-organisation said: ” I am very pleased that the Health Board has seen sense, But instead of deferring the decision they need to abandon …

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SNP exceeds promise on new schools The SNP today surpassed an election pledge to match the previous Executive’s plans for school building “brick for brick” as the First Minister opened Cults Academy in Aberdeen. The SNP manifesto promised to “match …

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SNP Best Placed to Promote Scotland’s Interests: Only the SNP will promote Scotland’s interests at Westminster as the Tories confirm they will ignore Scottish seats if they win the General Election. Scottish Conservative Leader Annabel Goldie, has  dismissed the importance …

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Televised Debates: Poll Shows People Want Scotland to Have a Voice in Upcoming Leaders’ Debates 2010-01-17 A YouGov poll commissioned by the Scottish National Party shows that the vast majority of Scots disagree with the London-based broadcasters excluding the SNP …

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Scotland First Minister signals leadership on Haiti disaster: First Minister Alex Salmond has pledged to find “many ways” to respond to the “extraordinary” devastation caused by the earthquake in Haiti. The Scottish Government “stands ready to assist” and could send …

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