Scottish National Party

Type: Organization
Name: Scottish National Party
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

UK govt cuts leave tens of thousands of Scottish pensioners worse off

Written by Adam Cadle 01/08/2014Tens of thousands of Scotland’s poorer pensioners who have saved for retirement are now substantially worse off due to the UK government cuts, new research has revealed.According to the Scottish National Party, 50,000 ... [Published Pensions Age - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Scottish independence: No campaign up 57 to 43 according to latest poll of polls

Scotland is on course to vote No to independence in September's referendum by a margin of 57 to 43 per cent, according to a "poll of polls" for The Independent. Despite the heated battle between supporters and opponents of a breakaway, public opinion ... [Published The Independent - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

UK Government slammed after secret nuclear deal exposed

By a Newsnet reporterThe Scottish National Party has slammed the UK Government for committing to a secret decade-long agreement with the United States on nuclear weapons.The Mutual Defence Agreement - which was first signed in 1958 - has been given a ... [Published NewsnetScotland.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Labour topped political party funding in 2013

The Labour party bested its rivals in the party fundraising game for 2013, according to figures released  by the Electoral Commission.Ed Miliband's party netted £33.3m, with the Conservatives came in second, raising £25.4m. The Lib Dems came a distant ... [Published City A.M. - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Britain’s rail franchises should be run by cooperatives and mutuals, say Labour

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 ByIn the latest manifesto pledge, the shadow transport team is expected to announce plans to increase the involvement of customers and employees in how rail services should be operated – highlighting the success of England’s East ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Business warns on SNP minimum wage plan

Scottish National party plans to raise rate at least in line with inflation ... [Published FT.com - UK News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

How to play the pound in Scotland's independence vote

That's what some analysts are saying in the rundown to the Sept. 18 referendum, even though the pound (GBPUSD) has been on an upswing against the dollar of late. Sterling has been trading at levels not seen since 2008, as it flirts with $1.72. A ... [Published Morningstar.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Labour to allow cooperatives and mutuals to run railway franchises

_ Labour will offer cooperatives and mutually-owned companies the chance to run Britain's rail services.Senior figures in Labour's transport team will suggest in Glasgow on Monday that employees and passengers could take a far greater role in running ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Scotland wealth per head higher than UK: SNP

Scottish wealth per head is over £2,300 higher than the UK as a whole, according to the Scottish National Party (SNP). The party said new analysis of figures from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) showed Scotland’s Gross ... [Published Ukzambians - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish National Party slams £500k gift to No camp

The SNP has called on Better Together to return a £500,000 donation following reports that donor Ian Taylor's company is in negotiations with a Russian oil firm. ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

As Scotland’s decision day nears ‘undecideds’ hold key

For more than two years the debate on Scottish independence has raged: often bitter, frequently contradictory and sometimes confusing.Over the last couple of weeks, it has, however, ebbed a little – partly because of the summer holidays usually prompted ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish independence: The possible consequences of a “No” vote

By Jeff Goodall-Recent reports on the upcoming Scottish independence vote tell us of offers to give the Scots more powers if they stay, (devolution), and also, that many Scots believe they can indeed receive benefits and preferential treatment by voting ... [Published British National Party - Jul 25 2014]

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Prof Curtice said: "It looks as though we may not the ascertain the answer until the real votes are counted on 18 September. But if the former group of pollsters are correct, one more heave might just produce an unexpected Yes victory. If, on the other hand, the latter pollsters are correct, success would seem to be beyond Mr Salmond’s grasp, irrespective of how well he performs on Tuesday."
"Not only has the UKUK government denied Parliament the right to discuss this treaty, but worryingly they are refusing to disclose the content of what was signed."
Gordon Macmillan, head of STV News, said: "We've had considerable media interest from across the UK and around the world in the first debate involving Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling. We anticipate the STV programme next Tuesday will be informative and engaging, and will be available to watch live on air and online."
...As retired Gen. Henri Bentegeat, a former chief of defense, told French Parliament members in April, "By helping the British ... we are also protecting our own nuclear deterrent. Imagine the intense pressures that France would confront if they were forced to abandon their deterrent."

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Scotland’s independence: To be or not to be? [Published Times of India - 4 mins ago]
Speech: PM Direct in Warrington [Published Cabinet Office - 40 mins ago]
UK govt cuts leave tens of thousands of Scottis... [Published Pensions Age - 2 hours ago]
On Hong Kong, cyber-security, flight MH17, Scot... [Published The Economist - 16 hours ago]
Scottish independence: Sparks flying [Published The Economist - 17 hours ago]
Scottish independence: No campaign up 57 to 43 ... [Published The Independent - 18 hours ago]
Prepare to lose young talent to an independent ... [Published New Internationalist - 21 hours ago]
Alex Salmond to have final say in Scottish inde... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 31 2014]
UK Government slammed after secret nuclear deal... [Published NewsnetScotland.com - Jul 31 2014]
SALMOND GETS LAST WORD IN TV DEBATE [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 30 2014]
Scots will emerge stronger from their independe... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 30 2014]
UKIP almost neck-and-neck with Tories in member... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
Labour topped political party funding in 2013 [Published City A.M. - Jul 29 2014]
A vote for Scotland's independence could reverb... [Published Fresno Bee - Jul 29 2014]
Scottish Independence: SNP's Alex Salmond Woos ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 29 2014]
Britain’s rail franchises should be run by coop... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 29 2014]
Tuesday Papers: ‘Reprehensible’ Lloyds under fi... [Published Citywire - Jul 29 2014]
Scottish independence: SNP considers inflation-... [Published The Independent - Jul 28 2014]
Business warns on SNP minimum wage plan [Published FT.com - UK News - Jul 28 2014]
How to play the pound in Scotland's independenc... [Published Morningstar.com - Jul 28 2014]
Scottish Independence: 700,000 to Leave if Unio... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 28 2014]
Scottish ministers urged to reverse student gra... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 28 2014]
A freer Scotland will still be run from London [Published BDlive - Jul 28 2014]
SNP and Better Together feud over Scotland's ec... [Published Morning Star Online - Jul 28 2014]
Labour to allow cooperatives and mutuals to run... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
Scotland wealth per head higher than UK: SNP [Published Ukzambians - Jul 27 2014]
Scottish wealth higher than UK: SNP [Published Press tv - Jul 27 2014]
Revealed: £1bn bill to keep Trident [Published Herald Scotland - Jul 27 2014]
Scottish National Party slams £500k gift to No ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 26 2014]
As Scotland’s decision day nears ‘undecideds’ ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 26 2014]
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An Independent Scotland Won't Be Economically V... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 23 2014]
With Scotland's referendum on whether to leave the UK and become an independent country drawing ever closer, scrutiny of First Minister Alex Salmond's economic plan is becoming more and more heated. Below is an article by Jim Edwards for Business ...
Salmond Digs In Over Pound as Scottish Campaign... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Jul 23 2014]
Salmond Digs In Over Pound as Scottish Campaign Pauses for Games Bloomberg Speaking in an interview with Bloomberg Television yesterday on the eve of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, the Scottish National Party leader repeated that the currency ...
It's Obvious That An Independent Scotland Just ... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 22 2014]
Scotland will vote in a referendum on whether it will become independent from Britain on September 18, and it's becoming increasingly clear that if by some miracle the Scots do choose independence, then the new nation of Scotland will be in imminent ...
OIL COLUMN - North Sea report casts Scottish ta... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Jul 11 2014]
North Sea oil is the obvious economic ‘crown jewel’ in what could become an independent Scotland, so it comes with little surprise that a new report on the region appears blurred in politics. The Office of Budget Responsibility, the forecasting and ...
Scottish nationalism: How did it come to this? [Published The Economist - Britain - Jul 10 2014]
“WHAT’S ‘better together’ about here?” asks David Linden, a 24-year-old activist for the Scottish National Party (SNP), gesturing to a turd-strewn street of rundown public housing in Shettleston, in the East End of Glasgow. Mr Linden, who is campaigning ...
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