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Tag: budget

Millions and billions for the NHS is not good enough!

By Russell Bruce The money is welcome no question, but just throwing money at the problem without a cohesive...

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...

Momentum growing for campaign against fuel tax hike

By a Newsnet reporter Forty MPs from across nine parties and one independent have now pledged to support the SNP clause to scrap the...

SNP attacks Downing Street’s capital investment stance as double-dip recession hits...

By G.A.Ponsonby  The Tory/Lib Dem coalition's refusal to commit funds for so called ‘shovel-ready’ projects has been condemned by the SNP after official figures showed...

Scottish Government infrastructure plea set to be ignored by Osborne

By Martin Kelly  A request by the Scottish Government for funding to be made available for ‘shovel ready’ projects looks set to be ignored...

Lib Dem Moore ridiculed over tax clarity demand

By Martin Kelly  Secretary of State for Scotland Michael Moore has been ridiculed after demanding to know details of taxes in an independent Scotland. SNP...

SNP seeks consensus in bid to end Stirling Council impasse

By a Newsnet reporter  The SNP Administration on Stirling Council has today proposed a fresh budget in an attempt at ending the gridlock caused...

Labour budget blunder leaves council workers facing loss of wages

By a Newsnet reporter  The Labour group at Stirling Council has been condemned after a bizarre act of petty defiance left the council gridlocked...

Swinney unveils budget for jobs and health but there will be...

By G.A.Ponsonby  The Scottish Government’s Finance Secretary John Swinney has announced his spending plans for the next three years in a budget designed to...

Labour urged to ‘get a grip’ after Glasgow Council admits budget...

by a Newsnet reporter Opposition politicians have reacted with concern to the news that Labour controlled Glasgow City Council will be forced to access emergency...