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Tag: coalition

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...

Calls for UK Defence Secretary to clarify Scottish cuts

By a Newsnet reporter The SNP has demanded clarity from the Ministry of Defence over what the established strength of the Royal Regiment of...

Coalition nuclear policy dealt fresh blow as French company refuses to...

By Bob Duncan  UK government plans to build a new generation of nuclear power stations have been dealt another serious blow as EDF Energy...

Concerns raised over growing number of Labour/Tory council pacts

By a Newsnet reporter  The number of pacts between Labour local authority groups and their Tory counterparts has prompted fears that the views of...

Anger at UK Government’s Scottish Battalion betrayal

By a Newsnet reporter  Plans by the UK Coalition to axe more Scottish Regiments have been met by anger today amid claims that it...

New chaos looms in Greece as coalition talks fail

By a Newsnet reporter After Greek voters delivered a stunning rejection of parties supporting the EU-backed austerity plan, Antonis Samaras, leader of the largest...

Coalition benefit cut could hit half a million Scots

By a Newsnet reporter  Over half a million Scots, could lose out on council tax benefit after proposed changes to the welfare system by...

Tory/Lib Dem fiscal regime is ‘damaging’ North Sea oil and gas...

By Martin Kelly A report published today by Oil and Gas UK claims that the UK Economy has been adversely affected by the fiscal...

Coalition crisis as Clegg claims Cameron has ‘left Britain isolated’

By a Newsnet reporter  The pact between the Conservatives and the Lib Dem’s is under pressure today as Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg embarks...

£1bn benefits cut prompts calls for Holyrood to have own Welfare...

By a Newsnet reporter  The UK Government’s proposals for welfare reform are not good enough for Scotland, according to a report by the Scottish...