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Tag: Holyrood

First Ministers Questions – Jan 20 2011

Newsnet Scotland has provided three clips of this week’s First Ministers Questions.  We show Iain Gray’s exchanges with the First Minister followed by those...

From Holyrood to ‘Holyrude’ – Will anyone reprimand the Labour spoilt...

Three things happened in recent weeks that kind of exemplified what the once proud Labour party had become in Scotland.  The theme running through...

2011 to be ‘Year of Decision’

In 2011, Scotland could take major steps toward securing the powers needed to maximise the nation's economic potential and increase opportunities for all of...

Scottish News – We’ve witnessed 2010, but what of 2011?

With 2010 over and our retrospective look now gathering dust along with the rest of the Scottish news from last year, what can we...

Hopes and Visions

by Peter Geoghegan Among the many inscriptions on the Canongate wall at Holyrood, it is a terse Scottish proverb that sums up the reality...

Former BBC Director General calls for Broadcasting Powers for Holyrood

GENERAL...The former Director General of the BBC, Greg Dyke, has voiced his support for broadcasting powers to be given to Holyrood. Mr Dyke said...

SNP & Plaid MPs in bid to stop election date clash

POLITICS...The SNP and Plaid Cymru at Westminster have called on Labour MPs to get behind their joint bid to ensure that elections to parliaments...

Labour’s ‘Tax Hammer Blow’ for Scottish Workers Revealed

POLITICS...A leaked document has revealed that Labour are planning to hammer Scottish families with more taxes if they are elected to Holyrood next...

Norwegian Oil Fund Surpasses $500 Billion

by Alex Porter The central bank of Norway announced today that it's oil fund, also known as Pension Fund Global, now stands at $513...

SNP target Labour’s Council Tax Hike as Conference gets underway

The SNP have insisted that Scottish families should not be expected to shoulder the blame for Labour’s mismanagement of the UK economy. The party...