Scotland on Sunday cartoon: Lamont recasts Labour

OHANN Lamont yesterday accused the SNP of running the most “dishonest, deceptive and disgraceful” campaign ever seen in its bid to persuade voters to back independence.

Illustration: Brian Adcock

At the Scottish Labour conference in Perth, the leader used her keynote speech to mount a series of attacks on Nationalist ministers and said the SNP would “go down as conducting the worst campaign of mis-selling in history”.

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In contrast, she portrayed Scottish Labour as an “honest and truthful” party devoted to restoring faith in politics after seven years of SNP rule. As part of new powers Labour has pledged to devolve, she said the party would increase tax for those earning £150,000 or more to 50p in the pound.