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Tag: Labour

There are Tories around these southern parts, so I am ‘both...

By Russell Bruce Down here in the South of Scotland we still have Tories and some of them were sitting MSPs in the last parliament....

Election campaign analysis from two leading writers

Two top writers from different disciplines joined Derek Bateman this week to ponder the election campaign and whether the polls are really telling the...

The Scottish polls and a tale of two coalitions

By Philip Johnstone The recent polls returned by Lord Ashcroft show a Scotland painted yellow with SNP colours. Of course it covered only 16 seats and...

Scottish public confidence in NHS highest in the UK

by a Newsnet.scot reporter Public confidence in the National Health Service is higher in Scotland than in any other part of the UK, according to...

Scotland: What if it all goes pear shaped for the Union...

Iain Bruce gazes into an Indyref crystal ball According to the Labour Party a "meaningless stunt" took place this week when the opposition debate on...

Labour, Tories crush Trident debate as poll reveals renewal ‘opposed by...

by Newsnet.scot Reporter Labour joined the Government to crush a call not to go ahead with the replacement of the Trident nuclear submarine fleet, at...

Lamont quits, let us bid farewell

  Johann Lamont is to stand down as leader of the Labour Party in Scotland after a lacklustre referendum campaign and amid claims of...

Labour councillor under fire after laughing at censorship of Yes campaign...

  By a Newsnet reporter  A Labour councillor has caused anger after appearing to mock local people angered at the news the council were...

Dunfermline – More campaign woes for Labour as candidate accused of...

  By a Newsnet reporter  The Labour candidate in the Dunfermline by-election has been accused of making more false claims after accusing the Scottish...

Dunfermline – Labour by-election campaign in tatters as leaflet and schools...

  By a Newsnet reporterLabour’s campaign in the Dunfermline by-election has hit the rocks as contradictory comments from its candidate and misleading claims contained...