European Union

Saturday 28 February 2015

THE contention in your report that the Scottish Government almost routinely overturns local councillors' decisions not to give the go-ahead for a betting shop in their area ("Ministers accused of routinely giving betting shops go-ahead", The Herald, February 27) raises serious questions about the Government's attitude to gambling and devolution.

Saturday 28 February 2015

The Barnett formula should be scrapped to help balance the UK's books, Ukip has said.

Friday 27 February 2015

Copa-Cogeca, the umbrella organisation representing Europe's farm unions and co-operatives, has slammed this week's European Parliament Environment Committee vote on future EU bio-fuels policy, warning it threatens the future of the EU bio-fuels industry that will lead to plant closures and put at risk animal feed supplies.

Friday 27 February 2015

Chancellor George Osborne's claim to have halved a £1.7 billion EU surcharge in negotiations in Brussels last year is "not supported by the facts", a report has found.