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News in Scotland Friday

News in Scotland Friday

Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has lambasted the concept of a price freeze as “completely unworkable” Scottish News: News in Scotland – Friday SNP reject energy price freeze prospect  The Scottish government’s energy minister Fergus Ewing has confirmed that an independent Scotland would not adopt an energy price freeze, as proposed by Labour as a 2015 election promise.  Mr... »

News in Scotland Wednesday

News in Scotland Wednesday

Scotland North sea oil sector will struggle to find enough skilled workers to meet demand in the coming years as the industry boom continues Scottish News: News in Scotland – Wednesday SCOTLAND Support for independence down to 25%, shows new poll Only 25 percent of Scots voters are now intending to vote ‘yes’ in next year’s referendum according to the latest opinion poll. T... »

News in Scotland Thursday

News in Scotland Thursday

Prime Minster David Cameron was accused of talking “puerile tripe” about independence by the SNP’s Westminster leader Angus Robertson Scottish News: Top stories – Thursday SCOTLAND                                               SNP abolish Margaret Thatcher’s ‘Right to Buy’ scheme SNP ministers yesterday announced the abolition of Scottish council tenants’ “right to buy” sch... »

Drive Scottish Times articles independence and other issues

Drive Scottish Times articles independence and other issues

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News in Scotland Tuesday

News in Scotland Tuesday

Westminster’s austerity programme is hitting Scots hardest according to a new report Scottish News: News in Scotland – Tuesday SCOTLAND Independence: Scots pockets continue to be hit hardest by Westminster austerity Middle income families will see their spending power cut by an average of £34 a week, or nearly £1,800 a year due to changes to benefits, according to an Institute of Fisca... »

News in Scotland Thursday

News in Scotland Thursday

The 1926 General Strike was Britain’s only ever general strike which shows the severity of current thinking among Britain’s unions about austerity measures Scottish News: News in Scotland – Thursday Better Together case in disarray as UK faces first general strike since 1926 The case for remaining within the Union which is largely based on economic stability has again been critic... »

News in Scotland Monday

News in Scotland Monday

Donald Trump has revealed an image of his proposed hotel but threatens to pull the plug if proposed nearby offshore wind farms are halted Scottish News: News in Scotland – Monday SCOTLAND Scotland’s education system a “let down”, according to reportA report on the state of Scotland’s education system has called for schools to be given more autonomy to prevent a slide which its authors say is... »

Coup for ‘yes’ campaign as postal workers back Scottish independence

Coup for ‘yes’ campaign as postal workers back Scottish independence

Shirley-Anne Somerville of Yes Scotland has said backing from postal workers shows “Westminster isn’t working for Scotland” Scottish independence: Coup for ‘yes’ campaign as postal workers back Scottish independence Yes Scotland, the campaign to secure a ‘yes’ vote in Scotland’s independence referendum received a major coup yesterday as postal worker... »

News in Scotland Monday

News in Scotland Monday

The SNP has warned Scots that only through independence can Scotland be free of Trident Scottish News: News in Scotland – Monday SCOTLAND Scots invest in heritage groupsNational heritage groups have reported a rise in memberships in recent years despite the economic downturn. Historic Scotland, for example, have seen a 45 percent rise in members to over 130,000, their highest membership ever... »

News in Scotland Friday

News in Scotland Friday

Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will be targeted by Union-flag protesters Scottish News: Top Stories – Roundup SCOTLAND Call for action on NHS equal pay claimsOpposition parties have claimed that NHS Scotland faces a “financial timebomb” with a high number of equal pay claims across the country. Health Boards in Scotland currently have 10,035 outstanding equal pay cases, which Labour a... »