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Call for positive debate as anti-SNP death threats highlighted

  By a Newsnet reporter  The SNP has called for an end to the "denigration of people" in the referendum debate following a row...

Scotland Bill passes but more powers needed say SNP

By G.A.Ponsonby SNP MSP John Mason has described the Scotland Bill as a “missed opportunity” that he says “falls far short of what...

Blow for Scotland Bill as Calman admits tax figure based on...

By G.A.Ponsonby  The Scotland Bill has suffered a massive blow after it emerged a key tax proposal, contained in the Calman Commission recommendations on...

SNP in bid to address flaws in Scotland Bill

by G.A.Ponsonby The SNP has tabled the first in a series of amendments aimed at improving the Scotland Bill.  The amendments include devolving responsibility for...

Scotland’s Stamp Act: could the Scotland Bill lead to the demand...

by Elliot Bulmer Few seem to appreciate the constitutional implications of the Scotland Bill, currently making its way through Westminster Parliament.  The UK government...

SNP pledge to tackle flawed Scotland Bill

The SNP have pledged to improve and strengthen the Scotland Bill to help make the Scottish Parliament more accountable and boost Scotland's economy. The...

‘Academic ambush’ row intensifies as McLetchie claims profs ‘can’t stand the...

The row over the treatment of two independent academics at the hands of Labour and Tory MSPs on a Holyrood parliamentary committee has escalated...

CBI Scotland – who does it speak for?

by Calum Cashley I was intrigued by the latest bombast and nonsense from Iain McMillan of CBI Scotland in his New Year message when...

Does Scotland Need this Dead Parrot?

by Stephen Maxwell The coalition Government's proposed Scotland Bill stands out for its sheer perversity. The Government's case for the Bill is that it...

Scottish Government’s National Conversation had ‘No Legitimacy’ claims CBI Boss McMillan

The Director of the CBI in Scotland, Iain McMillan (pictured), has challenged the legitimacy of the National Conversation arguing that it has no equivalence...