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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...

Scottish government’s principle of free education showing positive results

By Andrew Barr  The latest figures from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) have shown that Scotland is the only nation in the...

Scottish Labour to join Tories in seeking end to free education

By a Newsnet reporter  Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont has signalled her party are to ditch plans for free education for Scottish students. The fears...

Free tuition helps Scottish universities buck UK trend

By a Newsnet reporter  Applications to study at Scottish Universities have risen by 0.25 per cent this year according to newly published figures. The small...

Free university tuition hailed as Scottish student applications increase

By G.A.Ponsonby  The number of Scottish based students applying for university places in Scotland has increased, according to figures published today. The latest round of...

Prescription charges abolished by SNP

Prescriptions in Scotland will be free from 1st April after the Scottish Parliament backed SNP proposals to abolish charges completely.Charges paid by patients for...

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...