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Tag: Westminster

Westminster Committee report dismissed as a ‘shoddy embarrassment’ and out of...

By G.A.Ponsonby  A report published today by a Westminster Committee and which looks at the independence referendum, has been described as “an embarrassment” and...

Anger as UK Welfare Minister avoids Scottish scrutiny

By G.A.Ponsonby  UK Welfare Minister Lord Freud has provoked anger after refusing to appear before the Scottish Parliaments Health and Sports Committee.  The Tory peer,...

Huhne urged to resign over “green government” claims

UK Energy Minister Chris Huhne faces a call to resign if the Government does not heed to the scientific advice over climate change. ...

Activists inflate elephant outside Westminster

Activists from environmental organisation Friends of the Earth have installed a large inflatable elephant outside of the Houses of Parliament. A...

Independence, the economic case

by David McGowran The voice of Scotland has been denied to the rest of the world for the last 300 years but I think...

Norwegian Oil Fund Surpasses $500 Billion

by Alex Porter The central bank of Norway announced today that it's oil fund, also known as Pension Fund Global, now stands at $513...

Salmond – Only Independence can stop the Decade of Cuts

  Salmond throws down the gauntlet with stark choice facing Scotland. Decade of misery caused by Labour Independence the only alternative Full...

Westminster’s welfare cuts will hit poor and cost Scottish jobs

  An SNP MP has accused the Conservative Lib Dem coalition of attacking the poor and vulnerable after a report by Scottish Poverty...

A Nightmare on Elmer Street

The Sunday Herald this weekend led on predicted cuts to Scotland’s police forces. The story was based on claims from Les Gray, chairman of the...