The Mayor of London – one of the favourites to be the next leader of the Conservative Party – this week claimed that London’s hyper-growth must continue to be subsidised at the expense of the rest of the regions and countries in the UK. (more…)
The debate took place to highlight the work of Marie Curie Cancer Care, who offer care and support to patients who are suffering from a terminal illness. (more…)
MSPs at Holyrood this week voted to approve the Children and Young People Bill – introducing a range of measures to help fulfil the SNP’s ambition of making Scotland the best place in the world to grow up. (more…)
The No campaign was facing a further setback today after the new chairman of the Scottish Tories, Richard Keen, revealed that his party might refuse to offer Scotland any additional powers in the event of a No vote.
In an interview with the Telegraph, Mr Keen made clear that: “I don’t think it’s the answer just to say ‘more powers’. What is the answer to the devolved settlement is to ensure that the powers that Holyrood has are used properly and there is accountability.” (more…)
The passage of the SNP Government’s budget in the Scottish Parliament today will boost Scotland’s economy, help with the cost of living and deliver vital action to mitigate Westminster’s disastrous Bedroom Tax.
With a majority of parliament endorsing additional funds to help combat the Bedroom Tax SNP MSP Stewart Maxwell said it showed Scotland should have the powers to scrap the Bedroom Tax. (more…)