Anas Sarwar has accused the SNP of “failing” businesses across Scotland by “choking” opportunities for economic growth.

The Scottish Labour leader spoke out today as he unveiled his party’s blueprint to encourage investment and create more jobs.

The document, Building a Business Case for Scotland, attacks the SNP-led Scottish Government for consistently delivering low economic growth over the last decade.

But the SNP said today the country was undergoing a start-up boom – with 40,000 new businesses registered last year.

Writing in the foreward, Sarwar said: “Scotland is brimming with potential: throughout our history, Scotland has been an internationalist, outward looking nation that has punched well above its weight across the UK and on the world stage – and we can be again.”

He added: “With the vast powers available to Scottish ministers, it is vital that we debate how to deliver economic growth. That is what Scottish businesses deserve.

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