There are Tories around, that’s why I am both votes SNP

Down here in the South of Scotland we still have Tories and some of them were sitting MSPs in the last parliament. Despite losing regional list seats, in other regions at the 2011 elections, the Tories held on in the South of Scotland by winning constituency seats. The Tories won…

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The Fiscal Framework and why it’s so important

Kirsty Blackman, SNP MP for Aberdeen North, posted to Facebook a really good explanation of what the Fiscal Framework is and why getting it right is so important to Scotland. So good that we decided to re-post it here for your reference! There’s a lot of misinformation flying around about the…

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Migrants and tax credits – Cameron misguided and misleading

The National Institute of Social and Economic Research (NIESR) has just released some limited information from the UK government on migrant tax credit claims. Jonathan Portes, Principal Research Fellow at NIESR, said: “The Prime Minster’s focus on migrants’ benefits is misguided and this new data shows that the Prime Minister’s…

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