Archives / 2013 / November

News in Scotland Friday

News in Scotland Friday

New Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael will relaunch the post of Scottish Secretary as one which represents Scotland in the cabinet   Scottish News: News in Scotland – Friday SCOTLAND Carmichael – I’m Scotland’s man in the cabinet Westminster politicians should not use visits to Scotland as a “lecture tour” ahead of next September’s independence refere... »

News in Scotland Wednesday

News in Scotland Wednesday

Unemployment up and employment up in Scotland while politicians pronounce ‘recovery’ Scottish News: News in Scotland – Wednesday SCOTLAND Scottish unemployment rises as politicians pronounce ‘recovery’ The number of Scots without a job has increased by 10,000 in Scotland, between May and July, reaching an official total of 203,000 according to newly released economic ... »

News in Scotland Thursday

News in Scotland Thursday

The MOD has been involved in contingency planning in relation to Scottish independence and Trident, it has been claimed Scottish News: News in Scotland – Thursday  Scotland Trident plans prove Westminster is considering independence impact, says Sturgeon The UK government is considering plans to designate the Scottish home of Trident as sovereign United Kingdom territory in the event of Scot... »

News in Scotland Tuesday

News in Scotland Tuesday

Conservative Home Secretary Theresa May claims Scots may be denied dual citizenship if they vote for independence Scottish News: News in Scotland – Tuesday SCOTLAND  Fears spread by Westminster over post-independence security threat UK Home Secretary Theresa May has claimed that Scots could lose their British passports and be denied dual nationality should they vote ‘yes’ in next... »

News in Scotland Thursday

News in Scotland Thursday

Alistair Darling, chief of Better Together, has been urged to return a £500,000 campaign donation to Ian Taylor, the Vitol boss. Some Vitol executives are known to have or have had shares in Dart Energy to which the UK government awarded licences to frack in Scotland Scottish News: News in Scotland – Thursday SNP’s Robertson writes to Darling over Taylor donation The SNP’s Westmi... »

News in Scotland Monday

News in Scotland Monday

An oil boom in Scotland’s North Sea bringing in £48bn over the next 6 years has been forecast by the government Scottish News: News in Scotland – Monday SCOTLAND Scottish North Sea oil boom over next six yearsNorth Sea oil and gas will produce £48bn of revenue in the next six years confirming Scotland as the largest producer of hydrocarbons in the EU and accounting for 64 percent of th... »

News in Scotland Monday

News in Scotland Monday

SNP position on Europe supported by UK government’s own expert Scottish News: News in Scotland – Monday SCOTLAND Scottish independence: UK government’s expert backs SNP position on EuropeA leading expert on international law, who advises the UK government, has backed up the Scottish Government’s position that an independent Scotland will remain in the EU, and membership of other intern... »

News in Scotland Friday

News in Scotland Friday

First Minister Alex Salmond has been urged to put aside party politics when deciding on the rules for Scotland’s independence referendum IMAGE:STOCKPIX.EU Scottish News: News in Scotland – Friday SCOTLAND Non-resident Scots should vote in referendum, say MPsMPs have made a call for Scots living outside of Scotland to be included in the 2014 referendum vote. The call comes after a repor... »