SNP reveals independence vision

The SNP will set out its vision for an independent Scotland at a special referendum rally today. The event will feature contributions from Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond which will close the party's annual conference in Perth.

View all 14 updates ›

Salmond slams 'Bedroom Tax'

Alex Salmond has pledged that one of the first actions of an independent Scottish government would be to "scrap the Bedroom Tax".

He compared the opposition to the so-called Bedroom Tax to that against the Poll Tax, and said it was a "symbol of why independence is necessary".

More top news