08 March 2014
International Women’s Day is an important day for women across the world. It is a time to celebrate our many great achievements and to renew our commitment to campaigning for a more equal future for us all. The success of International Women’s Day is down to the tireless campaigning of women activists across the globe. What better day to join women activists across Scotland and get involved with Women Together, our network of women activists who support Scotland remaining part of the UK.
06 March 2014
Two of Scotland’s largest employers have said that there are huge risks involved in Scotland leaving the UK. Shell and Aggreko, who combined employ around 3000 people in Scotland, warned about the problems with Alex Salmond’s independence obsession. This follows the intervention last week by Standard Life, who revealed that they are making plans to move operations to England if we vote for separation. Read more here…
05 March 2014
Two impartial expert economic bodies have dealt Alex Salmond’s case for leaving the UK a further blow today. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said that the SNP’s oil estimates are unrealistic, and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) said that using the Pound without a formal currency union would hike up costs and cost jobs. Read more here…
04 March 2014
A new poll for STV shows a 25 point lead for the campaign to keep Scotland in the UK. The poll shows that support for breaking up the UK has fallen by 2 points since December, with 57% of Scots wanting Scotland to remain in the UK. Read more here...
02 March 2014
With less than 200 days until the Referendum, Better Together Leader Alistair Darling writes for today's Sunday Mail, looking at this week's announcements from Standard Life, RBS and highlights the clear pattern emerging in this debate. "On the one side you have the trade unions, shipyard workers, experts, supermarket bosses, businesses employing thousands, the president of the European Commission and the Prime Minister of Spain, all raising serious questions about separation. On the other side stands Alex Salmond saying that he alone is right and everybody else is wrong."
28 February 2014
Today we have the strength and security of the UK pound.
This is about far more than the coins in your pocket. Our currency is backed-up by one of the biggest economies in the world. That means more jobs, cheaper car loans, lower mortgage repayments and cheaper credit card bills.
Why gamble all that on the false promises of Alex Salmond?
27 February 2014
Better Together is looking for an experienced and effective Research Officer, an Engagement Officer and an Administrator to join the team at our headquarters in Glasgow. These roles are a once in a lifetime opportunity to be directly involved in the biggest campaign in the history of our country.