20 May 2013
The economic case for separation has never been strong, but even the most ardent supporter of Scotland remaining in the United Kingdom would not have imagined it would be so weak. A report released today has reinforced the fact that the strength, security and stability offered by the UK economy means our savings, mortgages and pensions are safer as part of the UK.
15 May 2013
We are looking to recruit a new cohort of Better Together Youth Reps to put forward the case for keeping Scotland’s place in the UK. Apply now!
11 May 2013
08 May 2013
One of the great strengths of being part of the United Kingdom is that by working together as part of a bigger country we can harness the potential of our people and natural resources far more effectively. An excellent example of this is our GB-wide approach to the energy sector. This blog considers what recent evidence tells us about the impact independence would have on energy bills, our climate change targets and dealing with the volatility of North Sea oil…
07 May 2013
The Nationalists once again have attempted to assert their way out of a problem. In response to a letter from Conservative MSP Nanette Milne, a spokesperson for the SNP Finance Secretary is quoted as saying that there was “absolutely no reason” why the National Lottery should not continue to operate exactly as it does today. However, today it has become apparent that the future of the National Lottery would therefore be subject to negotiations between the two Governments following the referendum – rendering Mr Swinney’s assertion as completely baseless.
07 May 2013
Better Together Youth Rep, Lachlan, takes inspiration from the words of Burns in this guest blog post, a part of an ongoing series of Youth Rep guest blogs. "Just as all the world's finest writers' word transcend time and changes in the world and still ring true to the modern ear. His words still have resonance and reflect simple but constant truths no matter the time we find ourselves in ... Robert Burns realised that when we in this island are united, we are able to meet and overcome challenges due to our collective strength. This is a belief I share."