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A leading Professor of Economics, Andrew Hughes Hallett, has today [Saturday] confirmed that Scotland subsidises the UK treasury in London and that the unionist parties Calman recommendations are unworkable. Professor Hughes Hallett made the remarks whilst appearing on Radio Scotland’s …

‘Scotland subsidises rest of UK’ says leading economist Read More »

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LEADERSHIP RESULT GIVES GRAY’S NUMBERS GAME AWAY The SNP has the support of a higher number of members after Labour’s leadership campaign gave away their misleading claims over Sottish Party membership. Labour has been overstating party membership in Scotland by …

SNP LARGEST PARTY AS LABOUR MISPLACE 7000 MEMBERS Read More »

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PLAYING WITH TIME ISN’T REAL CHANGE Angus MacNeil MP has today hit at comments made by the UK Tourism Minister in the Sunday Express, in which he admits that the Tory/Lib Dem Government are considering the option to change time zones in …

TORIES PLAN TO LEAVE SCOTLAND IN THE DARK Read More »

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A new report, released today in Aberdeen, shows that there is enough offshore renewable energy resource to generate the energy equivalent of a billion barrels of oil a year – exporting energy to the rest of the EU, and that …

REPORT CONFIRMS SCOTLAND AS OFFSHORE ENERGY CAPITAL Read More »

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MORE ENGLISH TEACHERS REGISTERING IN SCOTLAND THAN VICE VERSA Christina McKelvie MSP has welcomed figures published by the Scottish Government today which show that, contrary to reports, there is no ‘exodus’ of teachers from Scotland and that, in fact, there …

SCOTLAND STILL LEADS UK IN TEACHER EMPLOYMENT Read More »

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Analysis of the Budget by the SNP shows that Westminster cuts will be nearly three as much of those for the UK as a whole. The Scottish budget will be cut in real terms in 2010/11 by 1.3% compared to …

DARLING’S BUDGET CUTS NEARLY THREE TIMES BIGGER FOR SCOTLAND THAN UK Read More »

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Michael Russell, MSP South of Scotland has today condemned Chancellor Alistair Darling decision to continue with the 3p tax hike in fuel duty. In the budget today he announced a 1% increase from April 1st, another 1% in October and …

MSP MICHAEL RUSSELL HITS OUT AT LABOUR FUEL DUTY HIKE Read More »

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SCOTLAND BUDGET AT RISK Russell highlights ‘triple whammy’ of recession, cuts and PPP payments Scotland must unite against Westminster cuts, Education Secretary Michael Russell said ahead of an EIS-organised march in Glasgow Saturday 6th March. Highlighting the need to have budget …

SCOTLAND MUST UNITE AGAINST WESTMINSTER CUTS Read More »

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: “FINAL ACT OF BETRAYAL” SNP President Ian Hudghton MEP has today (Wednesday) reacted with outrage as it became clear that the UK Government is preparing to abandon the principle whereby fishing rights are allocated to countries on the basis of historical …

UK Government Prepares to Abandon Scotland’s Historical Fishing Rights Read More »

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A Tory Government will not be good for Scotland: As the Conservative Party conference gets underway, SNP Treasury Spokesperson, Stewart Hosie MP, has rounded on claims that electing a Tory Government is in the best interests of Scotland’s economy. “Warm …

Tories hit Scotland with cuts triple whammy Read More »

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