George Osborne

Thursday 18 December 2014

DEPUTY First Minister John Swinney is facing calls to overhaul his plans for a replacement to stamp duty by bringing in a tax cut worth £90 million.

Thursday 18 December 2014

DAVID Cameron has insisted the fall in UK unemployment to below two million and the return to rising wages above inflation represent "an important moment for our country" as he warned Scottish voters not to vote SNP at the General Election because the Nationalists would do a deal to help Labour into power.

Tuesday 16 December 2014

Trident will be a central issue in the General Election campaign in Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon has indicated, making clear that Labour's agreement not to renew the nuclear weapons system would be a pre-condition of any SNP deal to prop up a minority Miliband Government.

Tuesday 16 December 2014

A war of words has broken out over deficit reduction with Labour and the Conservatives accusing each other of shifting position on the key General Election battleground.