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Tag: scotland bill

Breaking through the ceiling

by Douglas Gregory These are exciting times being a nationalist; an election looms and we have increased our popularity according to recent polls.  Apparently...

Scotland Bill supported by a minority of Scots

by Alex Porter, Economy EditorScottish politics and the Holyrood election race sprang to life last week with the release of an IPSOS Mori opinion...

Independence of Scots Law at risk from Scotland Bill

by Alex Porter Scottish Lib Dem peer and former Depute First Minister of Scotland Jim Wallace has inserted an amendment in the Scotland...

Smokescreen is hiding ‘deeply flawed’ Scotland Bill

By Andrew Hughes Hallett and Drew Scott The fixation of some politicians and academics about trying to disprove the economic benefits of fiscal...

SNP pledge to tackle flawed Scotland Bill

The SNP have pledged to improve and strengthen the Scotland Bill to help make the Scottish Parliament more accountable and boost Scotland's economy. The...

‘Academic ambush’ row intensifies as McLetchie claims profs ‘can’t stand the...

The row over the treatment of two independent academics at the hands of Labour and Tory MSPs on a Holyrood parliamentary committee has escalated...

Letter sent to Presiding Officer after Wendy Alexander committee ‘ambush’

One of the academics who appeared before a committee convened by Labour MSP Wendy Alexander has written a letter to Holyrood’s Presiding Officer Alex...

Does Scotland Need this Dead Parrot?

by Stephen Maxwell The coalition Government's proposed Scotland Bill stands out for its sheer perversity. The Government's case for the Bill is that it...

Scotland’s “Best Chance” is Economic Independence claims Council of Economic Advisors

by Alex Porter{jcomments on}Economy Editor In its Third Annual Report, Scotland's prestigious Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) has concluded that the Calman Commission proposals...

Labour and Lib Dems are ‘endorsing a Tory Tax Trap’

  The SNP’s Campaign Director Angus Robertson has said that Labour and the Lib Dems have become the willing supporters of a Tory...