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Scottish Politics

Swinney: public-sector job losses regrettable but cuts should not be plugged by income tax hike

Swinney: public-sector job losses regrettable but cuts should not be plugged by income tax hike

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Bickering MSPs told to take 'a long hard look at themselves' by Presiding Officer

Bickering MSPs told to take 'a long hard look at themselves' by Presiding Officer

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North Sea oil production 'could end within years if emergency measures not taken'

North Sea oil production 'could end within years if emergency measures not taken'

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Transgender patients subject to NHS discrimination, MSPs hear

Transgender patients subject to NHS discrimination, MSPs hear

Speaker Bercow criticises SNP MP's 'quite extraordinary behaviour' in Commons

Speaker Bercow criticises SNP MP's 'quite extraordinary behaviour' in Commons

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£3bn levy on firms 'could hit devolved apprenticeships plans'

£3bn levy on firms 'could hit devolved apprenticeships plans'

Dugdale tells Sturgeon: do the right thing for Scotland's future and back income tax rise plans

Dugdale tells Sturgeon: do the right thing for Scotland's future and back income tax rise plans

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Employment minister Priti Patel criticised in Holyrood committee appearance row

Employment minister Priti Patel criticised in Holyrood committee appearance row

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Scottish Government 'pauses' ambulance response times downgrading

Scottish Government 'pauses' ambulance response times downgrading

Tim Farron decries SNP's "unthinking monoculture" and believes Lib Dems will forge ahead in Scotland

Farron decries SNP's "unthinking monoculture" and believes Lib Dems will forge ahead in Scotland

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Moray Council drops plans to introduce council tax hike in face of Government sanctions

Moray Council drops plans to introduce council tax hike in face of Government sanctions

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Sturgeon announces £24.5m support fund for oil and gas industry

Sturgeon announces £24.5m support fund for oil and gas industry

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Sturgeon announces £12m fund to retrain oil and gas staff facing job losses

Sturgeon announces £12m fund to retrain oil and gas staff facing job losses

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Justice secretary: end to automatic early release 'a step in the right direction'

Justice secretary: end to automatic early release 'a step in the right direction'

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon  (Danny Lawson/PA Wire)

Ex-chiefs: SNP values joint UK civil service despite bias allegations during Indyref

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SNP's childcare revolution should be handed to new national agency, says thinktank

SNP's childcare revolution should be handed to new national agency, says thinktank

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Labour: 800,000 people have 'dropped off' electoral register since individual sign-ups system introduced

Labour: 800,000 people have 'dropped off' electoral register since individual sign-ups system introduced

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Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale

Clock ticking for Dugdale to change the face of Scottish Labour

(24)
First Minister addresses SNP's first conference for disabled members

First Minister addresses SNP's first conference for disabled members

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John Swinney Photographer :- Stewart Attwood (54294421)

Swinney: I'll leave Scotland Bill "in limbo" if no deal with Westminster

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Harriet Harman introduced groundbreaking equalities legislation

Harriet Harman calls on Nicola Sturgeon to save key anti-poverty law scrapped by the Tories

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Nicola Sturgeon sidesteps plea over future of children's ward

Nicola Sturgeon sidesteps plea over future of children's ward

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Sturgeon: Scottish Government will seeks more Westminster cash for north east

Sturgeon: Scottish Government will seek more Westminster cash for north east

(25)
Home owners buying second property face additional 3% tax bill

Home owners buying second property face additional 3% tax bill

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MSPs reject Tory bid to halt environmental restrictions on fishing

MSPs reject Tory bid to halt environmental restrictions on fishing

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Green councillors come under fire after absence from North Kelvin Meadow planning decision

Green councillors come under fire after absence from North Kelvin Meadow planning decision

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Willie Rennie outlines Lib Dem plan to 'save Scotland's education system'

Willie Rennie outlines Lib Dem plan to 'save Scotland's education system'

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SNP urges Government to help women affected by pension equalisation

SNP urges Government to help women affected by pension equalisation

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Dugdale: Scottish Labour offers a radical challenge to SNP

Dugdale: Scottish Labour offers a radical challenge to SNP

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MSPs back law change to help voice-loss patients access NHS equipment

MSPs back law change to help voice-loss patients access NHS equipment

MSPs to consider bid to change incest laws 'so they no longer apply to adults over 21'

MSPs reject calls to change incest laws 'so it no longer applies to consenting adults over 21'

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Nicola Sturgeon to hold special cabinet meeting to discuss oil and gas industry

Nicola Sturgeon to hold special cabinet meeting to discuss oil and gas industry

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Campaign launched to target 'missing voters' ahead of Holyrood election

Campaign launched to target 'missing voters' ahead of Holyrood election

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SNP's Angus Brendan MacNeil backs bottom-up federal plan for Britain on road to full Scottish independence

SNP's MacNeil backs bottom-up federal plan for Britain on road to full Scottish independence

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SNP MP Pete Wishart

Wishart: I'm "relaxed" about no manifesto commitment on Indyref2

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One hundred days to go: education the priority for parties at Holyrood election

One hundred days to go: education the priority for parties at Holyrood election

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Sturgeon congratulates SNP on '26th by election win since May' as party secures Hamilton seat

SNP celebrate '26th by-election win since May' as party secure Hamilton seat

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Alex Salmond and Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh at launch of Scottish Asian Women's Association at Stirling Castle in April 2012

First Minister refuses to back probe into SNP MP's charity

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Former SNP deputy leader Jim Sillars: I'm backing campaign for UK to leave EU

Former SNP deputy leader Jim Sillars: I'm backing campaign for UK to leave EU

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First Minister rejects Tory's education inspectorate calls

First Minister rejects Tory's education inspectorate calls

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Poll: half of Scots believe Scotland will be independent by 2031

Poll: 55% of Scots believe Scotland will be independent by 2031

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Scottish Greens urge MSPs to back away from 'over-reliance' on fossil fuels

Scottish Greens urge MSPs to back away from 'over-reliance' on fossil fuels

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Mundell: Tories can become the second party in Holyrood

Mundell: Tories can become the second party in Holyrood

Andy Doig

SNP candidate urged to cut links to homophobia row councillor

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Andy Wightman

Green Party moves to stop tax havens owning Scottish land

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Brendan O'Hara said he was not aware that he had to declare his shareholding in his company Oh! Television Limited

Second SNP MP admits 'mistake' over failure to declare company shareholding

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Poll: over 50% of Scots will vote SNP in Holyrood elections

Poll: over 50% of Scots will vote SNP in Holyrood elections

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Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh campaigning with Alex Salmond in the 2015 general election

Labour: Sturgeon must explain why public money was used to launch SNP MP's charity

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Roseanna Cunningham: drop in students under SNP was 'deliberate move to eliminate part-time courses'

Roseanna Cunningham: drop in students under SNP was 'deliberate move to eliminate part-time courses'

(20)
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh

SNP MP facing questions over charity's paltry donations to good causes

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Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh

Watchdogs urged to investigate SNP MP's charity over lack of donations to good causes

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Ruth Davidson: I plan to do a Skoda job on Scottish Tories

Ruth Davidson: I plan to do a Skoda job on Scottish Tories

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Greens slam John Swinney over £15m drop in fuel poverty funding

Greens slam John Swinney over £15m drop in fuel poverty funding

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Mhairi Black hits out at pension changes during Mumsnet discussion

Mhairi Black hits out at pension changes during Mumsnet discussion

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Holyrood's newest MSP to be sworn in four months before May election

Holyrood's newest MSP to be sworn in four months before May election

Corbyn chairs first meeting of reshuffled shadow cabinet

Corbyn chairs first meeting of reshuffled shadow cabinet

Tommy Sheridan's wife to act as his campaign manager for Holyrood elections

Tommy Sheridan's wife to act as his campaign manager for Holyrood elections

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Nicola Sturgeon to announce £54m boost for mental health services

Nicola Sturgeon to announce £54m boost for mental health services

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MSPs urged to back controversial Football Act review

MSPs urged to back controversial Football Act review

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Dugdale's new housing plans: a rip-off of scrapped SNP policy rubbished by Labour

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Kevin Pringle

Indyref enemies join forces for EU referendum

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"Depressing." Labour's verdict as former SNP justice secretary warns of police turf war

"Depressing." Labour's verdict as former SNP justice secretary warns of police turf war

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RISE Glasgow candidate Cat Boyd

Left wing RISE party aims to "cause a ruckus" in Holyrood elections

(14)
Malcolm Offord was the public face of the No Borders campaign

Big-spending No campaigner fined for failing to produce accounts

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Tommy Sheridan salvages Solidarity name after party temporarily banned from elections

Tommy Sheridan salvages Solidarity name after party temporarily banned from elections

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The campers are preparing to take on one of the country's top law firms to fight eviction

Defiant indycampers to represent themselves in David v Goliath courtroom showdown with parliament

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Scottish Greens call for fair election coverage from BBC after draft guidance 'relegates' party

Scottish Greens call for fair election coverage after BBC Trust's draft guidance 'relegate' party

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Women 'short-changed' by state pension age changes

Women 'short-changed' by state pension age changes

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Dugdale calls for action to help 'generation rent' buy homes

Dugdale calls for action to help 'generation rent' buy homes

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MSPs debate proposals to regulate lobbying

MSPs debate proposals to regulate lobbying

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