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Scotland Bill passes but more powers needed say SNP

By G.A.Ponsonby SNP MSP John Mason has described the Scotland Bill as a “missed opportunity” that he says “falls far short of what...

Scottish Government faces international ‘gagging order’ if Labour peer’s proposal goes...

By G.A.Ponsonby The Scottish Government could be forced to seek permission from London before it can engage in talks with foreign governments in...

‘Ball in UK court’ as committee says Scotland Bill is not...

By Martin Kelly  The Scotland Bill will not be recommended to the Scottish Parliament after a committee set up to scrutinise its proposals admitted...

Scotland Bill not enough say experts as 78% say they want...

A panel of business and financial experts has called for more from the Scotland Bill as they questioned whether the bill in its current...

SNP to demand answers on Scotland Bill tax plans

By a Newsnet reporter The SNP has demanded answers on the tax plans contained in the Scotland Bill.The calls come on the day that...

Moore urged to clarify Scotland Bill tax powers as organisations voice...

Evidence submitted to the Scotland Bill from a wide range of organisations has backed calls for the Scottish Parliament to take on greater responsibility...

First Minister: “Scotland must become a fully participating nation in the...

In the heart of London, First Minister Alex Salmond yesterday set out his vision for a nuclear-free Scotland which is “a good neighbour...

Michael Forsyth tells Scotland to take it or leave it.

Michael Forsyth, Margaret Thatcher's Scottish secretary, has said proceeding with the Scotland Bill is pointless unless the SNP gives its support, according to reports.Mr...

A view from Helsinki

by A Reader I'm a bit of an outsider, not being a Scot.  However, I lived in Scotland for several years and still maintain...

Labour split as Calman consensus crumbles

by Rona Mackay SNP attempts to improve the Scotland Bill were voted down last night as the consensus between the three Unionist...