I’m voting no because I really hate that Alex Salmond and the SNP, what have they ever done for us anyway?
Here’s a few “wee things”…
Re-introduced free higher education by scrapping fees and the £2,300 graduate endowment.
Increased funding for college bursaries to support more than 42,000 students.
358 new schools have been built or refurbished, meaning that over 130,000 pupils have been taken out of dilapidated and substandard school buildings.
They’ve put 1,105 more police on Scotland’s streets, helping drive recorded crime down to its lowest level for 37 years.
Used £46 million seized from criminals to invest in community projects for 600,000 Scottish kids.
Provided more free nursery education, benefitting 100,000 pre-school Scots.
Reformed the laws on sexual offences to make it easier to prosecute people for serious sexual attacks.
Increased funding for Victim Support Scotland and our victim notification scheme is helping people affected by crime.
Provided parents with more information on dangerous paedophiles to protect children in local communities.
A record 39 new renewable projects since coming to power and pioneering climate change legislation.
Scotland is on track to produce nearly a third of our electricity this year from clean green renewable sources. And aiming for 80 per cent by 2020.
A £10 million Saltire prize for marine energy innovation has made Scotland a focal point for research and deployment of marine renewable technology.
Reduced the carbon footprint of the rail network by delivering 218 miles of new electrified track across the country.
Recycling is at its highest level ever under the SNP Government.
There will be NO new nuclear power stations in Scotland with the SNP.
They helped 250,000 people expand their learning with Individual Learning Accounts to pay for training courses.
Frozen council tax for the past 5 years, saving the average family more than £300.
24,000 affordable houses since coming into office – that’s an average of 117 new houses every week – creating jobs in the construction sector.
Protected spending in the NHS with an extra £1.2 billion over the last four years to safeguard frontline services.
Spent £840 million to build the new South Glasgow Hospital.
Abolished prescription charges, saving people with long-term illnesses an average of more than £180 and scrapped charges at all NHS-run hospital car parks.
Criminals are being locked up for longer with prison sentences at their longest for a decade.
Violent crime is down by just under a third, and offences involving a firearm by almost half.
Tackling Scotland’s drug problem through the national drugs commission, and 20 per cent more funding to help people recover from addiction.
Slashed or abolished business rates for around 80,000 small shops and local employers, protecting jobs in tough times and matched the English business rates poundage, giving Scottish business a £200 million competitive advantage.
Committed to providing at least 25,000 modern apprenticeships this year
Found an extra £2.3 billion for jobs and public services by cutting back on waste and bureaucracy in Government, breaking the target of 1.5% efficiency savings.
Helped ensure that four out of five contracts for work in the public sector go to small businesses and our Scottish Investment Fund helps some of the best grassroots business projects get up and running.
More GP practices are open in the evenings and at weekends.
Helped to ensure infection in Scottish hospitals is now at an all time low through independent inspections, tripling the funding, hiring 1,000 more cleaners, introducing a new staff uniform and dress code and a zero tolerance approach to non-compliance with hand hygience policies.
Made sure our older generation is properly cared for by increasing payments for free personal and nursing care for the first time since it was introduced.
What a bunch of absolute b******s eh!