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News in Scotland Friday

News in Scotland Friday

Depute Labour leader Anas Sarwar claimed his party will abolish the bedroom tax but his leader Johann Lamont will not back that view Scottish News: News in Scotland – Friday Labour will not abolish bedroom tax The Labour Party in Scotland appears “mired in confusion” over its policy on the bedroom tax, say the SNP, after it refused to commit to its abolition. Depute deputy leader... »

News in Scotland Tuesday

News in Scotland Tuesday

First Minister Alex Salmond’s call for a cap on payday lending has found support from Citizens Advice Scotland Scottish News: News in Scotland – Tuesday SCOTLAND Independence: SNP payday loan cap backed by Citizens Advice Scotland First Minister Alex Salmond’s pledge to subject payday lenders to tougher regulation in an independent Scotland has been backed by the chief executive ... »

News in Scotland Thursday

News in Scotland Thursday

John Swinney appeared to believe that the UK financial scandals ended in 2008 Scottish News: News in Scotland – Thursday Swinney dodges issue of UK banking corruption Finance Minister, John Swinney, today appeared to dodge the issue of financial scandals engulfing the UK financial sector since 2008. Speaking at a conference organised by the Power Lunch Club (PLC), Mr Swinney was asked by Sco... »

News in Scotland Wednesday

News in Scotland Wednesday

President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela has died of cancer, aged 58. A mural of the South American folk hero leader is painted on a wall in Cuba Scottish News: News in Scotland – Wednesday SCOTLAND                                                Jim Murphy confirms that only a ‘Yes’ vote will get rid of TridentJim Murphy today confirmed that the only possible way of Scotland getting rid of Trident... »

Official report shows ‘Scotland’s got what it takes to be independent’

Official report shows ‘Scotland’s got what it takes to be independent’

Blair Jenkins, chief executive of Yes Scotland, argues that the GERS figures proves Scotland has ‘what it takes to be a strong, independent nation’ Scottish independence: Official report shows ‘Scotland’s got what it takes to be independent’ Both the SNP and Yes Scotland campaign have expressed their delight at the release of the annual official GERS (Government Expen... »

News in Scotland Wednesday

News in Scotland Wednesday

Production ended at the Hall’s of Broxburn plant today with 1,700 jobs lost Scottish News: News in Scotland – Wednesday SCOTLAND Edinburgh trams will need taxpayer subsidyExtra funds will have to be made available to the Edinburgh trams network to stem losses in the first five years of operation, it has emerged. Up to £3.2mn a year will be set aside from the city budget to cover initia... »