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Calls to devolve APD NOW

Transport minister Derek Mackay MSP has today called for Air Passenger Duty to be devolved to Holyrood immediately. He believes the transfer of powers would “maximise the industry’s potential”. I agree with him absolutely. While the Smith Commission has recommended that APD be devolved, there is no guarantee that this will happen. We will, as […]

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Polls predicting an SNP win for Paisley and Renfrewshire North

Professor John Curtice has suggested that we might be “understating the catastrophe” facing the Labour party. A poll for the Guardian shows traditional Labour heartlands turning to SNP, which could win 45 of 59 Scottish Westminster seats. On analysis of that data, Prof Curtice has revealed Labour’s decline is sharpest in those supposedly heartland seats, […]

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Strong polling for the SNP but hard work ahead

A new poll has shown SNP support at a record high – with support in the Scottish Parliament constituency vote reaching more than 50% for the first time. The Survation poll, carried out for the Daily Record, shows support for the SNP standing at 48 per cent for Westminster – 24 points ahead of Labour.  […]

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Rosie Kane

Rosie Kane backs Michelle Rodger

The singer, performer and activist Rosie Kane has given her endorsement to Michelle Rodger’s bid to be SNP PPC for Paisley and Renfrewshire North. Rosie said: “Michelle’s involvement in the YES campaign was incredibly valuable, due to her knowledge of business and the benefits Independence could bring. Michelle also brought with her a confident, friendly, […]

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Announcing my nomination

I am proud to announce that I have been nominated by Gryffe SNP as a potential SNP candidate for the constituency of Paisley and Renfrewshire North in the 2015 General Election. I was actively involved in the referendum campaign as part of Business for Scotland and September 19 saw me join a political party for […]

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