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CEBR’s dire Scottish employment forecasts challenged by Swinney

By a Newsnet reporter  Scotland’s Finance Minister John Swinney has called into question conclusions in a report that forecasts Scottish unemployment will be the...

SNP attacks Downing Street’s capital investment stance as double-dip recession hits...

By G.A.Ponsonby  The Tory/Lib Dem coalition's refusal to commit funds for so called ‘shovel-ready’ projects has been condemned by the SNP after official figures showed...

Recovery needs ‘push forward’ from capital investment says Swinney as trust...

By a Newsnet reporter  Scottish Finance Secretary John Swinney has today called for more capital investment in order to help economic recovery in Scotland. Mr...

Swinney says chancellor’s Scottish investment claims “at variance with facts”

By G.A.Ponsonby  Scotland’s Finance Minister John Swinney has challenged George Osborne to explain his claims that international firms are reluctant to invest in Scotland. Mr...

Calls for Edinburgh trams inquiry after Minister claims he was misled

By G.A.Ponsonby A Holyrood MSP has called for an inquiry into the Edinburgh trams fiasco after Finance Secretary John Swinney claimed that he...

Swinney responds to ‘misleading’ CPPR report

The row over the Scottish budget report compiled by the Centre for Public Policy for Regions (CPPR) continued today with our publication of a statement by...

Row set to grow as CPPR denies producing £849 million business...

By a Newsnet reporter The row over claims that businesses in Scotland face a massive increase to their business rates of £849 million over...

Swinney unveils budget for jobs and health but there will be...

By G.A.Ponsonby  The Scottish Government’s Finance Secretary John Swinney has announced his spending plans for the next three years in a budget designed to...

UK growth forecasts slashed by Bank of England

The Bank of England has downgraded its outlook for UK growth from 1.8% to around 1.4% following a weakening of the UK economy since...

Lib Dem Moore admits tartan tax letter sent because of Scottish...

Scottish Secretary of State Michael Moore has admitted that his recent letter that led to the furore over the so called ‘tartan tax’ was...