Scottish National Party

Type: Organization
Name: Scottish National Party
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Battle over Scottish independence slightly tightens in new poll

The battle over Scottish independence is tightening, with a new poll on Wednesday showing independence supporters gaining ground slightly as more Scots get involved in the debate.The latest poll by TNS showed 29 percent of Scots intended to vote "Yes" ... [Published Reuters - 18 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Scottish Labour joins SNP in APD promise

The Labour party in Scotland has pledged to match the Scottish National Party’s plan to halve Air Passenger Duty - whatever the outcome of the independence vote.The promise, made during a Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association debate on independence on ... [Published TTG Digital - 7 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Scottish freedom could weaken UK, warns navy chief

LONDON: Scottish independence would weaken Britain’s maritime defences by splitting up bases, infrastructure and staff, the country’s navy chief said, the first serving military boss to give a view on the consequences if Scots vote to break away in S ... [Published The Gulf Today - 18 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Scotland warned Nato membership could be in jeopardy

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation “could hardly be expected” to accept an independent Scotland as a member if it expels the United Kingdom’s Trident nuclear missile base from the river Clyde, British former military chiefs have said.The warning from ... [Published Irish Times - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 4 reports

The removal of Trident

Workers and service personnel from Faslane Naval Base consider what would happen if Britain's Trident nuclear deterrent left Scotland In the event of a 'yes' vote in the Scottish independence referendum on Sept. 18, the Scottish National Party have vowed ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Salmond Says a Vote for Independence Is Not a Vote for SNP

A vote for Scottish independence is not a vote in favour of theScottish National Party, Scottish first minister and SNP leader,Alex Salmond said.His declaration is a bid to woo supporters of the Labour Party toa Yes vote in September's referendum, as ... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Vote for independence not a vote for SNP says Salmond

Scottish first minister Alex Salmond delivers his speech at the Scottish National Party spring conference in Aberdeen. Photograph: Reuters/Russell ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 5 reports

Alex Salmond issues Braveheart style battle cry in independent Scotland bid

With opinion polls starting to narrow in the Scottish National Party leader's favour - and just five months to go until the critical vote - Mr Salmond used his address to the SNP conference ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 5 reports

Scottish first minister stresses better future for Scotland

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.EDINBURGH, April 12 (Xinhua) -- Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond on Saturday stressed that Scotland's government is committed to building a better future, rallying support for the Yes camp for Scottish independence in ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish minister canvases for 'yes' vote

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond is pushing the message that a "yes" vote for independence next September is not a vote for his party, the Scottish National Party, but a vote for the country's entire future.Opinion polls suggest that most Scots ... [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

SNP conference: Saturday afternoon

BBC Scotland is providing live coverage of the Scottish National Party conference in Aberdeen.You will be able to watch Spring Conference 2014 online and on BBC Two Scotland from 14:00 to 16:00.You can also follow our coverage on our Scottish politics ... [Published BBC - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 5 reports

Sturgeon: Labour can reclaim their party in an independent Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon, deputy leader of the Scottish National Party, appeals to Labour supporters to vote yes to Scottish independence. ... [Published MSN UK - Apr 11 2014]

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"What we need though, is more control within that bigger unit over the public services that we have here" he said
"Many undecided voters are telling us that they will definitely cast their vote, and how the campaigns address their interests is likely to have a big influence on the final outcome."
"Activists will be hoping that (SNP leader Alex Salmond gives the speech of his life. It is certainly not an opportunity he can afford to waste."
The site at the mouth of the Clyde river, 24 miles west of Glasgow, is the biggest employer in the local authority area. "Many of our small local businesses supply into the base and one of the impacts if we were to lose the base would be the knock on effect to private businesses" says local councillor Vivien Dance

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Leader: the SNP, Ukip and our disunited kingdom [Published New Statesman - 3 hours ago]
Remote, oil-rich Shetland elbows way into Scotl... [Published Reuters - 5 hours ago]
Edinburgh and Glasgow move towards co-operative... [Published Co-operative News - 5 hours ago]
Scottish Labour joins SNP in APD promise [Published TTG Digital - 7 hours ago]
A just cause: Interview with Christine Grahame ... [Published Holyrood - 8 hours ago]
Scotland warned Nato membership could be in jeo... [Published Irish Times - 17 hours ago]
Battle over Scottish independence slightly tigh... [Published Reuters - 18 hours ago]
Scottish freedom could weaken UK, warns n... [Published The Gulf Today - 18 hours ago]
European Elections 2009 : Summary of Results [Published politicalbetting.com - 21 hours ago]
Scotland's secession will damage UK's defense c... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 15 2014]
The removal of Trident [Published Telegraph - Apr 15 2014]
Navy chief warns Scottish independence could we... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 15 2014]
Salmond Says a Vote for Independence Is Not a V... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 14 2014]
Hamish Watt - obituary [Published Telegraph - Apr 14 2014]
Military chiefs warn Scotland over evicting nuc... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
Military chiefs warn Scotland over evicting nuc... [Published EuroNews - Apr 14 2014]
Support for Tories falls as post-budget boost i... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
Military chiefs warn Scotland over evicting nuc... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 14 2014]
If Scotland goes, it should take Northern Irela... [Published Spiked Online - Apr 14 2014]
Could Scottish independence help the Tories? [Published West Midlands Express & Star - Apr 14 2014]
Vote for independence not a vote for SNP says S... [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]
Vote for independence not a vote for SNP, says ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 14 2014]
Scotland’s economy is stronger as part of the UK [Published Fresh Business Thinking - Apr 13 2014]
Alex Salmond issues Braveheart style battle cry... [Published Big News Network - Apr 13 2014]
Scottish independence: Alex Salmond mocks 'the ... [Published The Independent - Apr 13 2014]
GP 'revolution' and Kate baby 'hint' - papers [Published BBC - Apr 13 2014]
Salmond opens SNP forum, calls on voters to bac... [Published Oman Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
U.S. a wild card in Scots' vote on independence [Published TwinCities.com - Apr 13 2014]
Alex Salmond brands anti-Scottish independence ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 13 2014]
In Scottish independence vote, U.S. remains a w... [Published Washington Post - Apr 13 2014]
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European Elections 2009 : Summary of Results [Published politicalbetting.com - 21 hours ago]
European Election Results 2009 Conservatives 4,193,706 votes (27.63%) winning 272 count areas and 25 MEP’s United Kingdom Independence Party 2,495,782 votes (16.44%) winning 9 count areas and 13 MEP’sLabour 2,375,361 votes (15.65%) winning 59 ...
Politics and plain packs [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Apr 09 2014]
I've got an article up at Spiked about what the battle for plain packs says about modern politics.It is, of course, the opposition’s job to oppose, but the changing tide of party-political opinion on issues of so-called ‘public health’ is risibly ...
Alex Salmond is in the US schmoozing away. But ... [Published News » Politics - Apr 07 2014]
Whether a coincidence or not, at the start of Alex Salmond’s five-day visit to the United States, the Scottish National Party has suddenly launched a peace offensive after a bruising referendum campaign that has raised fears that society will be polarised ...
In Search of Exactor [Published Think Defence - Apr 07 2014]
The EXACTOR missile system has an interesting background and demonstrates just how difficult it is to keep secrets in a modern interconnected society. Rumours first surfaced a few years ago with the release of a video on LiveLeak (now deleted) that showed ...
How Scotland's luvvies turned into strident che... [Published News » Politics - Apr 02 2014]
Intellectuals and members of the entertainment industry have swung towards the Scottish independence cause in impressive numbers. A normally critical crowd have become cheerleaders for the Scottish National Party and manage to suppress any concerns about ...
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