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September 2018

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“DIVIDED, DITHERING AND IN DISARRAY” – TORY INCOMPETENCE A THREAT TO SCOTLAND AND THE UK

The SNP’s Westminster leader, Ian Blackford MP, has warned that the Tories' public infighting over the Brexit process poses a real threat to the UK’s economy, jobs and livelihoods, as the Tory party c... read more..

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SNP Day of Action- Brexitometer Poll In Helensburgh Reveals Interesting Results

SNP DAY OF ACTION SATURDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2018 In response to the call for a "Day of Action" by the SNP Depute Leader Keith Brown, Helensburgh SNP engaged with the public in a wet and dreech day in... read more..

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NP DAY OF ACTION: BROWN SPEARHEADS PUSH ON INDEPENDENCE CONVERSATIONS

The SNP will today (Saturday) hold a ‘day of action’, aiming to make contact with 50,000 people across Scotland.   The threat of Brexit and the opportunities of independence will be the focus ... read more..

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DELIVERY CHARGES: NEW CRACKDOWN ON 98 FIRMS AFTER LOCHHEAD CAMPAIGN

A further 98 firms have been issued enforcement notices by the Advertising Standards Authority in the latest victory for SNP MSP Richard Lochhead’s campaign against unfair delivery charges.  ... read more..

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OUR MAN IN EUROPE

Dear Friends, Six months. We have six months until the UK leaves the EU, but it’s difficult to see any plan from the UK Government beyond satisfying the hard Brexiters and clinging on to power until ... read more..

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BRENDAN O’HARA MP SLAMS RBS/JOHNSTON CARMICHAEL WHITEWASH ON BRANCH-CLOSURES

The results of the Royal Bank of Scotland’s ‘independent review’ into ten Scottish Branch closures has just been published, with recommendations that 8 out of the ten ‘last-bank-in-town’ branches will... read more..

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Complete lack of vision for Arrochar as Council Administration snub SNP council motion

Local MP Brendan O’Hara has today hit back at the Tory/LibDem rejection of the SNP Motion to limit the drastic rise in rural parking charges at local landmark the Arrochar Alps. Commenting, Brendan... read more..

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POLICE FEDERATION SAYS UK GOVT “SHAMEFUL” IN COMPARISON TO SNP

The Police Federation for England and Wales has praised the SNP’s support for police officers in Scotland, who are set to receive an immediate 6.5% pay increase.   In a damning intervention, t... read more..

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COUNCIL REJECT SNP PROPOSAL FOR £3 CAP ON DAY-PARKING AT ARROCHAR LANDMARK

The ruling Tory/LibDem Council administration at Argyll and Bute have today rejected the SNP Council group proposal to cap an eye-watering 800% rise in daily-rate charges to a more reasonable £3 per d... read more..

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Argyll and Bute increases recycling figures for 2017

Last year saw another increase in the percentage of household waste that was recycled in Argyll and Bute. Statistics released by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) show that recycling ... read more..

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UNIVERSAL CREDIT: HOLYROOD WARNED OVER MASSIVE INCREASE IN STAFF WORKLOAD

DWP work coaches could see their workload quadruple as Universal Credit rolls out, expert witnesses warned Holyrood. Currently each work coach supports 85 claimants – with that figure expected to ris... read more..

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LABOUR “ALL OVER THE PLACE” ON TRIDENT

RICHARD LEONARD MUST CLARIFY “SHAMBOLIC” POSITION   The SNP have called on Scottish Labour to make their position on Trident renewal clear, after Jeremy Corbyn’s Shadow Peace Minister set out pla... read more..

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CORBYN SPEECH: “LABOUR HAVE NOTHING TO OFFER SCOTLAND”

FEWER JOBS, SQUEEZED WAGES, AND A MULTI-BILLION BREXIT BLACK HOLE IN SPENDING The SNP has said that Labour have “nothing to offer Scotland but economic chaos” – after Jeremy Corbyn failed to address ... read more..

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MAY “UTTERLY DISINGENUOUS” AS BUSINESSES FACE BANKRUPTCY OVER NO-DEAL BREXIT

The SNP’s Europe spokesperson has criticised Theresa May of being "utterly disingenuous" over her post-Brexit business rhetoric, whilst firms in the UK warn that they face bankruptcy in the event of a... read more..

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LABOUR MUST STOP ‘PLAYING GAMES’ ON BREXIT AND BACK SINGLE MARKET

CORBYN’S ‘MAN WITHOUT A PLAN’ POSTURING THREATENS JOBS AND ECONOMY The SNP has said Labour must “stop playing games” on Brexit and nail its colours to the mast by finally backing Scotland and the UK’... read more..

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SNP Group Motion to Cap Day Rate Charge at Arrochar Car parks

"A motion put forward by the SNP group, to cap a day rate at the Arrochar Car Parks, will be on the Agenda at this Thursdays Council Meeting. The Arrochar car parks will see a 800%  read more..

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LABOUR OFFERS “EMPTY RHETORIC” ON UNIVERSAL CREDIT

The SNP has accused Labour of ‘empty rhetoric’ over Universal Credit, after they announced a review of the Tory policy – despite the problems already being widely known. Addressing Labour’s confer... read more..

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LABOUR PLAN TAX RAID ON PENSIONERS

Half of those affected by Richard Leonard’s proposed ‘windfall tax’ would be pensioners – raising doubts over how those hit would afford to pay.  The Scottish Labour leader used his conferenc... read more..

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McDONNELL FAILS TO ADDRESS LABOUR’S MULTI-BILLION BREXIT BUDGET BLACK HOLE

HUGE COST OF LEAVING SINGLE MARKET ‘MAKES MOCKERY’ OF LABOUR SPENDING PLANS The SNP has slammed Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell for failing to address the multi-billion pound Brexit black hole in La... read more..

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RICHARD LEONARD RUNNING SCARED OF DEMOCRACY

The SNP’s Depute Leader Keith Brown has said Labour are “running scared of democracy” after it emerged the party’s next manifesto will oppose the people of Scotland’s right to choose their own future.... read more..

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“NOW OR NEVER FOR LABOUR” TO BACK SINGLE MARKET

BACK SCOTLAND OVER PM TO AVOID JOBS WRECKING BREXIT   The SNP has said it’s “now or never for Labour” to back Single Market membership, to save Scottish jobs and protect our economy from the dama... read more..

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TORY SHAME AS MORE BENEFITS CLAIMANTS UNDERPAID

DWP ERRORS MORE THAN DOUBLE IN FIVE YEARS   The SNP has lambasted the Tories over their mismanagement of welfare, after figures showed that the number of Jobseekers’ Allowance claimants who have ... read more..

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OUR MAN IN EUROPE

Dear Friends, As the saying goes, the darkest hour is right before dawn. Without getting ahead of ourselves too much, the events of this week may prove that statement right when it comes to Brexit. ... read more..

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HIGH STAKES WITH ONGOING TORY BREXIT GAMBLE

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland published yesterday a stark warning about business confidence in light of a Brexit no-deal, no-transition scenario.[1] The Scottish small busi read more..

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TORY PLOT TO SCRAP FOOD STANDARDS

e Tories plot to rip up those standards after Brexit just to placate Donald Trump. “That threatens to usher in imports of chlorinated chicken, hormone-injected beef, and who knows what else. “It ... read more..

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GROWING SCOTTISH BUSINESSES BREXIT FEARS UNDERLINE CASE FOR SINGLE MARKET

Growing fears among Scottish small businesses underline the case for full membership of the single market, the SNP has said.   Scottish businesses are amongst the most concerned in the UK abou... read more..

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UK GOVERNMENT MUST FIX RURAL ATM ‘CASH CRISIS’

TORIES FAIL TO ACT AS COMMUNITIES LEFT WITHOUT BANKING FACILITIES The SNP has called on the Tories to act urgently to fix the ATM 'cash crisis' hitting rural communities across Scotland. Drew Hen... read more..

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“APPALLING HYPOCRISY” AS TORIES PLAY POLITICS OVER KIDS’ FUTURES

Opposition parties have sided with the Tories at Holyrood to grandstand over kids’ education.   In this afternoon’s debate on standardised Primary 1 assessments, Tory, Labour and Lib Dem MSPs put... read more..

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BPA A’ SIREADH BARRACHD TAIC BHON BHBC AIRSON CRAOLADH GÀIDHLIG

Aig deasbad sa Phàrlamaid a’ comharrachadh 10 bliadhna de BhBC ALBA a-màireach (Diciadain), canaidh BPA a’ Phartaidh Nàiseanta Alasdair Allan gum bu chòir am BBC a bhith “a’ cur barrachd taic ri craol... read more..

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Brendan O’Hara MP meets survivors of the Holocaust and genocide ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

At the launch of Holocaust Memorial Day for 2019, Brendan O’Hara MP listened to Joan Salter MBE, a child survivor of the Holocaust, describe how at the age of three, was forced to flee from Europe and... read more..

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