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Tag: cuts

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...

Nicola Sturgeon unveils plans for a fairer welfare system for Scotland

  An expert group which will advise on how a fairer welfare system can be introduced in an independent Scotland has been unveiled by...

Anger as BBC Chiefs issue snub to Scottish Parliament

  By a Newsnet reporter The BBC has provoked anger from Holyrood's education and culture committee after snubbing a request to appear before MSPs...

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...

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...

Glasgow Labour Leader urged to clarify ‘worst yet to come’ comments

  By a Newsnet reporter  The leader of Glasgow City Council is being urged to clarify comments he made in a Scottish newspaper where...

NUJ raises alarm over BBC redundancies in Scotland

  By a Newsnet reporter  The NUJ Scottish Organiser has told BBC management it will be almost impossible to find enough volunteers for redundancy...