Scottish Labour have not publicly published policy material since the 2005 UK General Election. In this material they emphasised what they have already achieved, particularly in terms of low unemployment, a strong economy and supporting business through cuts in corporation tax. Other statements with that manifesto include:-

  • Full employment in every region and nation by 2010.
  • Continue to meet fiscal rules on borrowing and debt.
  • Promote public procurement strategies that safe guard UK jobs and skills.
  • Ensure companies have the right framework for corporate governance and relationships with institutions that invest pension funds and savings in them.
  • Promote Scotland abroad.
  • Continued investment in science and industry.
  • Take further action in Europe to ensure EU Regulations are better designed.
  • Continue to work to protect the rights of consumers.
  • Tackling barriers to finance for small and growing businesses.
  • Examine options for increase transport capacity.
  • Completing the gaps in the road network.
  • Continue to support growth in bus provision.
  • Work with Local Authorities to ensure public transport and road policy are properly aligned.