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Benefits advice groups share £5.4 million

  The Scottish Government is directing new money to agencies helping people facing the brunt of UK benefit cuts, Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon...

SNP say Scottish Labour “running scared” of universalism debate

  By Bob Duncan  Johann Lamont is "running scared" and must live up to her own demands for an open debate on universal services...

Lamont ‘humiliated’ as Miliband backs universal benefits

  By Bob Duncan  Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont is today facing claims that she has been publicly humilliated after UK Labour leader Ed Miliband praised universal benefits...

Rich get richer under Labour according to new figures

  By a Newsnet reporter   Following Johann Lamont's recent denunciation of Scotland as a "something for nothing" culture, and her announcement that Labour...

Former Auditor General joins Labour attack on Universal Benefits

  By a Newsnet reporter The former head of Audit Scotland has joined the Scottish Labour party’s attack on universal benefits claiming that they...

Lamont invite to London is a reward for Scottish Labour’s Cuts...

  By a Newsnet reporter  Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont’s reward for following her London bosses approach to public spending is an invite to...

Scottish Labour could re-introduce means testing confirms Lamont

  By Martin Kelly  Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont has admitted that her party commission, set up to look at the affordability of universal...

Opposition to Labour’s attack on universal benefits grows as Unions describe...

  By Bob Duncan  There has been yet more embarrassment for the Scottish Labour party as Johann Lamont's attack on universal benefits continues to...

Lamont warned over Labour threats to free personal care

  By Bob Duncan  Labour’s ‘Cuts Commission’ has been given a stark warning that any attempts to introduce means testing for free personal care...

Tory MP proposes slashing pensioner benefits to save cash

By Bob Duncan  Pensioners deemed ‘well off’ should lose their free bus passes, TV licenses, winter fuel payments and prescriptions, according to plans being...