Stevenson sets out SNP campaign

Banffshire & Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson
Banffshire & Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson

Banffshire & Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has signalled his parties intentions ahead of May’s Scottish Parliament elections.

With the 100 days to go marker reached, the SNP candidate has pledged to keep Scotland moving forward, with the SNP campaign centred on a “strong record, positive vision and credible commitments”.

Mr Stevenson said: ““Over the next 100 days the SNP will set out – in clear, positive and ambitious terms – how we will build on our achievements to keep Scotland moving forward and unlock even more of our country’s vast potential.

“We are literally building for the future.”

The MSP stated that The SNP Scottish Government had exceeded their five year target to deliver 30,000 affordable homes and set out their commitment to go even further with 50,000 more affordable homes over the next parliament.

The SNP candidate continued that his party had bolstered the NHS budget to “record levels” and that crime rates were at a 41-year low.

Mr Stevenson also said that the SNP had boosted Scotland’s economy, that employment was at a record high, outperforming the rest of the UK, with youth unemployment at its lowest since 2006.

Mr Stevenson said: “There has never been a bigger, more ambitious programme of improvements across Scotland.

“Our most transformational investment in the next parliament will be in education. We’ll almost double current provision of government funded early learning and childcare and right through to college and university level we are determined to deliver further achievement for Scotland.”