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UK Construction falls sharply as Coalition urged to do more

By Martin Kelly The construction sector in the UK has contracted sharply over the last twelve months according to the latest official figures....

Labour MSP savaged after modern apprenticeships attack backfires

By G.A.Ponsonby  A Labour MSP who this week launched a high profile attack on the Scottish Government’s modern apprenticeship scheme been accused of misrepresentation...

Calls for Labour to apologise after party attacks modern apprenticeship scheme

By a Newsnet reporter  Scottish Labour has been accused of “staggering ignorance” after the party launched an attack on the modern apprenticeships scheme. SNP MSP...

Calls for review of MoD job cuts after report slams lack...

By a Newsnet reporter  A report by the Commons Public Accounts Committee, highlighting what it claims was a lack of proper skills evaluation prior...

Coalition urged to ‘Shove Trident’ and invest in ‘shovel ready’

By a Newsnet reporter Confirmation that the Ministry of Defence has committed £350million on design contracts for a new generation of nuclear-armed submarines have...

New report shows windfarms benefit economy

By Martin Kelly A joint report by the renewables industry and the UK Government shows that wind generation has brought 8,600 jobs and...

Labour dithering cost one million jobs claims BoE Chief

By Martin Kelly  Governor of the Bank of England, Sir Mervyn King has claimed that a lack of action by the last Labour government...

UK recession means ‘shovel ready projects’ now urgent says First Minister

By a Newsnet reporter  Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has called on UK PM David Cameron to release funding for so called ‘shovel ready’...

‘Rattled’ Boris Johnson shows contempt for Scotland in Mayoral battle

By a Newsnet reporter  Outspoken Tory Boris Johnson has been accused of using “twisted logic” after claiming that more jobs would be created in...

Capital spending urged as Scottish unemployment falls by 12,000

By Martin Kelly Scottish unemployment has fallen to below UK levels with figures published today showing a drop of 12,000. The drop in...