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Tag: scottish parliament

SNP courts controversy by continuing to place advisers on Holyrood committees

By Patience Magill The Scottish National Party's controversial decision to place party-appointed assistants on Holyrood committees has continued to attract criticism as well as attacks by...

Who dares wins: Does post-election Scotland need a new party politics?

With one party so far ahead in the polls, Christopher Silver considers the post-election landscape in Scotland and asks whether the pro-Union parties will...

Time for Scots, and the SNP, to rally to the Kurdish...

Commentary by Derek Bateman Should the SNP and Scottish Nationalists in general be publicly supporting the Kurds? They aren’t just trying to establish a homeland, they...

Mayor of New York thanks Scottish Parliament for 9/11 support

The Mayor of New York has personally written and expressed his gratitude to an SNP MSP following a motion at the Scottish Parliament that...

Leading economist backs independence

FREEDOM TO USE TAX LEVERS WOULD BOOST ECONOMY - HUGHES HALLETT Andrew Hughes Hallett, Professor of economics at St Andrews University and George Mason...

Respect

Comment by Mark Irvine COSLA - the umbrella body for Scotland's councils - has been all over the airwaves today blathering on about...

Agenda – Scottish News

The next important step in the business of governing Scotland takes place later today at Holyrood when the conveners of the 14 committees will...

First Minister joins calls to Westminster for ‘progress agenda’

Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has been joined by his counterparts in Wales and Northern Ireland in a strong call to the Westminster Government...

Daily Mail gets it wrong…again

HER Majesty’s Daily Mail got hot under the collar about the First Minister’s speech to the Scottish Parliament outlining the SNP Government’s legislative programme....

German Government to close nuclear power plants

by Rona Mackay The German Government has announced that it is to take its nuclear power plants offline by 2022, joining Switzerland who last...