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Referendum 2014
The Scottish independence referendum and the debate about Scotland's constitutional future
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SNP urge investment in shovel-ready projects | Scottish National Party

SNP urge investment in shovel-ready projects | Scottish National Party | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

The SNP has urged the UK Government to change course on the economy as David Cameron and Nick Clegg 'relaunch' the coalition.

 

With the UK now in a 'double-dip' recession, SNP Treasury spokesperson Stewart Hosie appealed for the UK Government to increase capital spending to support the list of 'shovel- ready' projects published by the Scottish Government, and which First Minister Alex Salmond wrote again about to the Prime Minister over the weekend, in order to boost jobs and growth.

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Alex Salmond challenges Tories to confirm £300m infrastructure snub - Edinburgh - Scotsman.com

Alex Salmond challenges Tories to confirm £300m infrastructure snub - Edinburgh - Scotsman.com | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
The First Minister has challenged David Cameron to confirm reports that the Chancellor will refuse to release funding for £300 million of infrastructure projects.
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McAlpine writes to Cameron on shovel-ready project snub

McAlpine writes to Cameron on shovel-ready project snub | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
SNP MSP Joan McAlpine has written to Prime Minister David Cameron demanding that he release the Barnett consequentials from the £4.1bn spent upgrading the London sewerage network, in order that vital infrastructure projects in Scotland can be funded, including a dangerous stretch of road in her constituency.
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