John Swinney

Tuesday 11 February 2014

The most amazing aspect of the smooth rise of the SNP from a fringe protest party to an assured and mature party of government has been its new-found discipline.

Tuesday 11 February 2014

Tenants in arrears because of the so-called "bedroom tax" should have their debt written off and "charges" refunded, according to a senior Labour MP.

Saturday 8 February 2014

THE most authoritative expert report yet published on the economics of Scottish independence has placed serious question marks over Alex Salmond's plans to keep the pound, provide more generous pensions and improve public services if Scots vote Yes in September.

Friday 7 February 2014

ANY Scottish equivalent of the Office of Budget Responsibility must be accountable to the Parliament rather than Government, according to a report by MSPs.