Political News

  • 15 August 2014

    PROPOSALS to overhaul local government, create more councils and hand them major powers have been hailed by campaigners as a crucial milestone in reinventing Scottish democracy.

  • 15 August 2014

    Entrepreneurs will be given greater freedom to start up a business from their home as part of new measures announced by the Westminster Government.

  • 15 August 2014

    The Liberal Democrats have promised to raise the income tax personal allowance to at least £12,500 in manifesto plans for next year's General Election.

  • 14 August 2014

    THE UK will be involved in a US-led plan to rescue thousands of refugees who are stuck on a mountain in Iraq after they fled the terrorist group Islamic State.

  • 14 August 2014

    A NEW industrial relations body made up of trade unions and employers is among 30 recommendations of a major report on improving workplace relations and productivity.

  • 13 August 2014

    MINISTERS at Holyrood have backed their Westminster counterparts following a European Court of Human Rights ruling that it was wrong to deny Scottish prisoners the right to vote.