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Illegal charges on tenants to end as law on fees set...

Scotland's Housing Minister, Keith Brown today confirmed that letting agents should not be charging a range of upfront fees to private tenants.  Currently, under...

SNP repeat calls for action on unfair transmission charges after SSE...

By Bob Duncan  Unfair transmission charges that are hitting Scottish consumers need to be addressed a Scottish MEP has insisted. SNP MEP Alyn Smith has...

SNP give cautious welcome to Ofgem ‘Grid Charging’ report

By G.A.Ponsonby  The SNP has issued a cautious welcome after energy watchdog Ofgem published their interim proposals for changing the model that determines electricity...

Salmond demands action on ‘disgraceful discrimination’ of electricity grid charges

By G.A.Ponsonby First Minister Alex Salmond has attacked the delay in addressing what he described as the “disgraceful piece of discrimination” that sees Scottish...

Unfair transmission charges hampering Scottish renewable sector

Electricity transmission charges in Scotland are acting as a disincentive to renewable energy projects a lobby group has warned. Highlands and Islands Transmission Working...

Help for chronically ill as SNP confirm prescription charges to end

Prescription charges are to be abolished for all Scots, Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed. Speaking at the SNP's annual conference in Perth Ms Sturgeon announced her...

Labour Donor Has Case Against Him Dropped

Labour donor Willie Haughey who faced charges that he withheld information from the police has had the case against him dropped. The millionaire businessman...

First Minister calls current grid charge system ‘indefensible’

OFGEM's review of electricity charging must bring a long lasting change to deliver a low carbon society, First Minister Alex Salmond has said. Mr...

OFGEM LAUNCHES REVIEW OF UNFAIR GRID CHARGES

  Energy watchdog Ofgem has announced that it is to launch a review of the heavily criticised electricity grid charging system after the...