SNP bucks the income trend
The SNP’s income soared last year while most other mainstream parties in the UK suffered major drops.
The Nationalists more than doubled the amount of money they brought in, rising from about £1.8million in 2010 to just over £5million last year.
The party’s coffers were boosted by a £1million donation from lottery winners Chris and Colin Weir, as well as £918,000 left by Scotland’s late national poet Edwin Morgan.
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