Working to make Scotland better
Since 2007, the SNP Government has been working hard to deliver on their manifesto commitments for the people of Scotland.
With your support we can build on the work of the last four years. Together we can make Scotland better.
In May, vote for a Scottish Government working for Scotland. Find out what your vote has helped us achieve.
Council Tax frozen for 2 more years
Over these past three years we have been able to stop increases in the Council Tax, protecting family incomes at a time of rising prices, wage restraint and higher Westminster taxes like VAT.
We want to stop Council Tax increases over the next two years as well.
The Council tax freeze will save the average Scottish family over £300.
Inflation and VAT are going up. Salaries are being squeezed. This is no time to put more pressure on family budgets.
fuel price hike
The UK Government’s hikes in fuel duty and VAT are putting real pressure on the budgets of Scotland’s motorists and households. Read more...
TRAMS MONEY COULD HAVE PAID FOR A9 DUALLING
OPPOSITION SHOULD APOLOGISE FOR WASTING MONEY
John Swinney said the SNP Government was the first government to commit to dualling the A9 and that progress had already been made with investment of £50 million and works in key sections underway. Read more...
Swinney's latest Newsletter
Read John's latest Newsletter 'Holyrood Matters' (issue no. 26 - dated 26th July 2012).
Contents: ~ Visit to Scone Sheltered Housing ~ More help for Scotland's Veterans ~ Rail Fares kept low ~ Dairy FarmersRead
Swinney promotes Family Manifesto
Bringing up a family is often the most rewarding time of your life. To see your children grow and develop is a privilege and a pleasure. But being a parent these days isn’t easy. Household budgets are under pressure. And the consequences of losing your job are far greater than if you’re single. Re-electing a SNP Government will fulfil a number of pledges to make life better for young parents.Read
Swinney promotes Farming Manifesto
This special farming manifesto illustrates the SNP’s commitment to continuing to act in the best interests of Scottish agriculture sector. We will preserve the success achieved so far and work with the sector to capitalise on the opportunities presented by the challenges of food security, energy security and tackling climate change.Read
Swinney's Election Address
At all times John has worked to fulfil his commitment to serve each and every constituent regardless of the way they vote, and has been available at all times to help individuals and communities that needed his support. Re-elect John Swinney and re-elect the SNP Government on May 5th.Read
Swinney launches Warm Homes Fund
INVESTMENT TO HELP CUT POVERTY AND HIT CLIMATE CHANGE TARGETS
A re-elected SNP Government would invest £50million in tackling fuel poverty and meeting Scotland's climate change targets.Read
Re-elect John Swinney & SNP
RE-ELECT JOHN SWINNEY AND THE SNP GOVERNMENT
On 5 May, you have your chance to re-elect John Swinney as a hard-working local MSP and to re-elect the SNP Government in which he is the Finance Minister.Read
JOHN SWINNEY GETS OUR VOTE
John prides himself in keeping in touch with his constituents and informing electors about his plans.
Read his campaign newspaper here.