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2015/06/29 02:10
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Devised as a stop-gap measure by John Major's Conservative government, it was an attempt to curry favour with voters and rescue the |Tories from the mire of Margaret Thatcher's universally reviled...
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2015/06/28 02:09
2015/06/28 02:09
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The change would lead to the "fiscal empowerment" of local government, it said. The idea is included in a submission to the Scottish Government's Commission on Local Tax Reform, which was agreed by...
2015/06/26 09:57
2015/06/26 09:57
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MSP hits out at UK's 'reluctance' over circular economy Richard Lochead MSP says the Conservative party's 'Euro-scepticism' is ignoring what's right for the environment EXCLUSIVE: Britain's...
2015/06/24 14:12
2015/06/24 14:12
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Employers can get Government grants of around £4,000 for hiring young, inexperienced and vulnerable new workers. The new employer recruitment initiative, backed by £10 million of Scottish Government...
2015/06/22 18:10
2015/06/22 18:10
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However, the EIS rejected the offer arguing the commitment on teacher numbers was only for one year and that there was no commitment to restore cuts to pay for supply staff - which has led to...
2015/06/19 02:10
2015/06/19 02:10
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This we know. In the early days of the fledgling Scottish Parliament our local authorities were relatively generously funded. Of course, Cosla did not concede that at the time, which is...
2015/06/06 12:09
2015/06/06 12:09
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The problem for councils is how they can begin to claw back money from some of the most vulnerable people in society. Jeff Adamson, Chair of Scotland Against The Care Tax, said: "This level of non...
2015/06/05 23:45
2015/06/05 23:45
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Schools face disruption as teachers back strike Teachers are working well over the 35 hours they are paid for. Picture: John Devlin SCOTLAND’S schools face major disruption in the coming months as...
2015/06/05 02:09
2015/06/05 02:09
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It's not a big thing. Drinks containers account for just 6.5 per cent of litter, according to Keep Scotland Beautiful. Importantly, the DRS would do nothing to change attitudes or behaviour, which is...
2015/06/05 02:09
2015/06/05 02:09
26d
Speaking ahead of the publication of a report on care at home for the elderly, he said: "The evidence suggests that maintaining NHS expenditure whilst cutting social care, simply results in more...
2015/06/04 02:09
2015/06/04 02:09
27d
The council, which lies to the north of Glasgow and includes the towns of Bearsden, Milngavie, Lenzie, Bishopbriggs and Kirkintilloch, has a shortfall of £23.3 million to make up in the three years up...
2015/06/03 02:09
2015/06/03 02:09
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The group want to see a switch from local library cards defined by council area borders, and the development of digital libraries' on the internet that are available 24-hours a day. Other proposals...
2015/06/01 23:45
2015/06/01 23:45
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... up’ councils own pubs, hotels, farms and castle The Conan Doyle is one of eight pubs owned by councils in Scotland. Picture: Ian Georgeson A CHEESE factory, a castle and an ironworks are among...
2015/06/29 02:10
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