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Ruth Davidson MSP

Ruth launches “No thanks” ad-van campaign

13 Sep 2014 Posted in Latest Releases, Top Stories

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson today launched a new ad-van campaign with a new message urging people to vote no to separation. She was joined by party activists in Glasgow (tbc) as part of the party’s final push ahead of next week’s … Continue reading

Murdo Fraser MSP

Salmond must take action over breach of the peace councillor

12 Sep 2014 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have written to Alex Salmond asking what action he will be taking against an SNP councillor charged with breach of the peace. Earlier this week Howe of Fife and Tay Coast councillor David MacDiarmid allegedly shouted and … Continue reading

William Hague: breaking up Union would be a tragic mistake

11 Sep 2014 Posted in Latest Releases

The Rt Hon William Hague MP will make a speech in Glasgow later today in which he will make a passionate plea for the people of Scotland to vote ‘No thanks’ next week and remain within the Union. While speaking … Continue reading

Annabel Goldie MSP

Salmond attacked on hypocrisy towards Conservatives

11 Sep 2014 Posted in Latest Releases, Top Stories

Alex Salmond’s hypocrisy on the Conservatives has been attacked by the party’s former leader. Annabel Goldie, who is now the Scottish Conservative constitution spokeswoman, pointed out the SNP relied heavily on the party’s support during its minority administration between 2007 … Continue reading

Gavin Brown MSP

Leading businesses warn of economic risks of separation

10 Sep 2014 Posted in Latest Releases, Top Stories

Two of the UK’s largest companies have expressed clear warnings over the economic risks of separation. Standard Life, the third largest private sector employer in Edinburgh, has announced contingency plans to move key parts of the business down to England … Continue reading

Gavin Brown MSP

Scottish Government has no figures on the impact of independence on Scotland’s population

9 Sep 2014 Posted in Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Government has admitted it has no projections of what the future population would be under independence. Alex Salmond has consistently argued that increased migration would provide tax revenue gains of £1.5 billion a year in the event of … Continue reading

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Scottish firms benefit most from single UK market

8 Sep 2014 Posted in Latest Releases, Top Stories

A border-free United Kingdom is vital in ensuring the Scottish economy continues to power its way back from recession, Ruth Davidson said today. Making the positive case for a ‘No thanks’ vote on a visit to the famous Tunnock’s factory … Continue reading

Jackson Carlaw MSP

Safety fears over SNP’s claims to keep NHS watchdog under independence

8 Sep 2014 Posted in Latest Releases, Top Stories

Major doubts have emerged over SNP claims that a powerful watchdog responsible for regulating safety in the NHS would be kept in the event of independence. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has responsibility for reserved issues to … Continue reading