19 Jun 2024

SNP launches election manifesto

Scotland Correspondent

Krishnan Guru-Murthy: The SNP leader John Swinney doubled down on a promise to push for another independence referendum as he launched his party’s manifesto in Edinburgh.

He says if the SNP wins a majority of seats again in Scotland, this will empower him to begin immediate negotiations with Westminster on holding another vote but the SNP faces a tough fight with Labour to remain Scotland’s largest party.