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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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2009-12-02 Figures released by pollsters IPSOS/MORI show the SNP back in pole position for both the upcoming Westminster and Holyrood elections. The figures show Scottish voters are rejecting the phoney war between Labour and the Tories and opting for the …

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2009-11-17 Opposition parties have pushed recommendations for more powers to be given to the Scottish parliament into the long grass. The SNP have branded the move needless time wasting as Labour confirm in the Queen’s speech that they will  delay …

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As figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal the UK economy in the grip of the worst recession since records began, SNP Treasury spokesperson Stewart Hosie MP accused Gordon Brown of holding Scotland back unless he agrees to …

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2009-10-08 Commenting on David Cameron’s conference speech, SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson MP said that by attempting to resuscitate Gordon Brown’s Britishness agenda the Tory leader had shown he did not understand Scotland. Mr Robertson said: “The Tories have never …

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2009-10-06 The Labour MP for Edinburgh North & Leith, Mark Lazarowicz, has admitted on his blog that there is “no excuse” for excluding the SNP from a general elections leaders’ debate and any attempts to block the SNP would lead …

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