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SNP MSPs challenge Labour over pensions vote no-show SNP MSPs for the South of Scotland Aileen McLeod and Joan McAlpine have criticised the Labour Party and Labour MP Russell Brown for allowing the Tory led government’s Public Sector Pension plans …

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Scottish MPs who voted against action to bring down fuel prices, or abstained, should be named and shamed the SNP said today (Tuesday) as the party confirmed that it will make soaring fuel prices a key campaign for the Holyrood elections. SNP Treasury …

NAME AND SHAME SCOTLAND’S FUEL ACTION FAILURES Read More »

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OPPOSITION PARTIES MUST MATCH SNP MANFESTO PLEDGE SNP Education Secretary Michael Russell today (Wednesday) issued a ‘University Challenge’ to Labour to commit to laying out in full their proposals to make graduates pay for their university education in their election …

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LEADERSHIP RESULT GIVES GRAY’S NUMBERS GAME AWAY The SNP has the support of a higher number of members after Labour’s leadership campaign gave away their misleading claims over Sottish Party membership. Labour has been overstating party membership in Scotland by …

SNP LARGEST PARTY AS LABOUR MISPLACE 7000 MEMBERS Read More »

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SNP MSP for the South of Scotland Michael Russell strongly criticised the decision by MSPs on Holyrood’s Health Committee to vote against minimum pricing of alcohol.  The proposal for minimum pricing, which is backed by the BMA, the police, all …

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Commenting on the expected announcement that the Conservatives are to form the next UK Government in coalition with the Liberal Democrats, SNP Westminster Leader Angus Robertson MP said: “Last week, Labour promised to keep the Tories out, this week they opened the door …

LABOUR & LIBS LET DOWN VOTERS BY LETTING TORIES IN Read More »

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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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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 …

Labour’s PFI debt burden Read More »

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