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Scotsman
No rift with Nicola Sturgeon, says Downing Street amid stormwhich secured vital support for Mrs May’s minority government. As part of that
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
which secured vital support for Mrs May’s minority government. As part of that process, which Scottish Finance Secretary Derek Mackay this week confirmed would be pursued with the support of the Welsh Government, Bute House could demand a... Read more
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8d
Scotsman
Pension age rise ‘punishing Scots’six million men and women. Anyone aged 39-47 will be affected by the change wh
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
six million men and women. Anyone aged 39-47 will be affected by the change which is to be introduced as early as 2037. Derek Mackay, the Scottish Finance Secretary said that the change would force millions of people to wait longer to access... Read more
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8d
express
Scheming Sturgeon teams up with Welsh ministers to SCUPPER Theresa May’s DUP dealdoes not apply as the cash is being provided as an addition to Northern Ireland
express / Posted 8 days ago
does not apply as the cash is being provided as an addition to Northern Ireland’s block grant. But Finance Secretary Derek Mackay and his Welsh counterpart Mark Drakeford have now written to the Treasury to invoke the formal dispute... Read more
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8d
Belfast Telegraph
Scottish and Welsh governments in formal dispute with Tories over £1bn deal with DUPto Scotland. There is no justification for ignoring the needs of Wales, Scotlan
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
to Scotland. There is no justification for ignoring the needs of Wales, Scotland and England." Scottish Finance Secretary Derek Mackay said any suggestion the cash for Northern Ireland is comparable to the funding of City Deals is "wrong" as these... Read more
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8d
Daily Record
Scottish and Welsh governments launch formal dispute over Tory cash for DUPto Scotland. There is no justification for ignoring the needs of Wales, Scotlan
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
to Scotland. There is no justification for ignoring the needs of Wales, Scotland and England." Scottish Finance Secretary Derek Mackay said any suggestion the cash for Northern Ireland is comparable to the funding of City Deals is "wrong" as these... Read more
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9d
Scotsman
Barnett Formula: Scotland/Wales governments action over Tory-DUP dealadditional £2.9bn. The Welsh Government’s Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford and
Scotsman / Posted 9 days ago
additional £2.9bn. The Welsh Government’s Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford and the Scottish Government’s Finance Secretary Derek Mackay have now written to the Treasury to invoke the formal dispute resolution process through the Joint Ministerial... Read more
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9d
walesonline
Welsh Government demands £1.67bn from Theresa May after DUP deal“consequential funding”. Welsh Government’s Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford a
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
“consequential funding”. Welsh Government’s Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford and Scottish Government’s Finance Secretary Derek Mackay have written to the Treasury, invoking a formal dispute resolution process through the Joint Ministerial... Read more
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9d
Scotsman
Scotland and Wales launch formal action over Tory-DUP dealadditional £2.9bn. The Welsh Government’s Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford and
Scotsman / Posted 9 days ago
additional £2.9bn. The Welsh Government’s Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford and the Scottish Government’s Finance Secretary Derek Mackay have now written to the Treasury to invoke the formal dispute resolution process through the Joint Ministerial... Read more
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15d
express
SNP urged to revamp controversial replacement for stamp dutyfar the Scottish Government have refused to bow to pressure over LBTT but Torie
express / Posted 15 days ago
far the Scottish Government have refused to bow to pressure over LBTT but Tories said it was now time for Finance Secretary Derek Mackay “to act”. Murdo Fraser, the party’s finance spokesman, said: “The SNP was repeatedly warned about the impact... Read more
22d
Scotsman
David Alexander: Property tax changes should work for allI have two reactions to the news that Derek Mackay, the Holyrood Finance Secret
Scotsman / Posted 22 days ago
I have two reactions to the news that Derek Mackay, the Holyrood Finance Secretary, will consider changes to Land and Buildings Transactions Tax (LBTT) after it was admitted that revenue from it during the current parliament is expected to be £800... Read more
23d
Daily Record
Our crumbling NHS is drastically underfunded and we need to take action nowMichael Gove and Boris Johnson – and are making sympathetic noises to talk up t
Daily Record / Posted 23 days ago
Michael Gove and Boris Johnson – and are making sympathetic noises to talk up their leadership chances.Finance Secretary Derek Mackay called on UK Government to raise public sector pay after his own MSPs voted against a rise for nurses and NHS... Read more
23d
express
Derek MacKay accused of trying to 'con' public sector workers with pay cap pledge DEREK MacKay was today accused of trying to “con” public sector workers with
express / Posted 23 days ago
DEREK MacKay was today accused of trying to “con” public sector workers with his pledge to end the pay cap. Derek McKay has been accused of trying to con public... Read more
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23d
Scotsman
SNP pounces on cabinet split with demand to ease austeritycabinet over the cap on public sector pay in a bid to exploit post-election Tor
Scotsman / Posted 23 days ago
cabinet over the cap on public sector pay in a bid to exploit post-election Tory divisions on austerity. Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has written to Philip Hammond asking for talks to find a “sustainable” way for public sector workers to get a... Read more
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24d
Scotsman
SNP urge Chancellor to end cap on public sector payScotland’s Finance Secretary has written to the Chancellor calling on the UK Go
Scotsman / Posted 24 days ago
Scotland’s Finance Secretary has written to the Chancellor calling on the UK Government to end the public sector pay cap. Derek Mackay announced last week the 1 per cent pay cap for public sector workers in Scotland will end. He has now written to... Read more
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24d
Scotsman
SNP seek £1bn showdown amid anger over Tory-DUP dealof what we could do with £2.9bn in order to ameliorate some of the worst of aus
Scotsman / Posted 24 days ago
of what we could do with £2.9bn in order to ameliorate some of the worst of austerity would be huge” Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has already threatened to trigger a formal dispute resolution mechanism with Westminster over the deal. Mr... Read more
25d
heraldscotland
No 10 seeks to brush aside mounting ministerial pressure for lifting of public sector pay capLast week, Derek Mackay, the Scottish Government’s finance secretary, promised
heraldscotland / Posted 25 days ago
Last week, Derek Mackay, the Scottish Government’s finance secretary, promised to lift the cap on public sector pay unilaterally north of the border in the face of threats by nurses to go on strike. Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister, had made... Read more
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25d
Daily Record
Shame on the Tories for failing heroes as dodgy deal with DUP reveals new lowthe UK and backed a UK-wide pay rise – but that seems as likely as me winning W
Daily Record / Posted 25 days ago
the UK and backed a UK-wide pay rise – but that seems as likely as me winning Wimbledon. And last week, Finance ­Secretary Derek Mackay confirmed our plans to end the one per cent public sector pay cap in Scotland. Over the coming months, ahead of... Read more
26d
Daily Record
SNP warn £1billion Tory deal with DUP could force cuts in Scotlandhave uncovered a “smoking gun” that proves the deal will in fact lead to cuts.
Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
have uncovered a “smoking gun” that proves the deal will in fact lead to cuts. In a letter to Scottish finance secretary Derek Mackay, Treasury chief secretary Liz Truss said: “As there has been no change in UK Government departmental expenditure... Read more
27d
Scotsman
‘Increasingly complex’ budget needs new approach at Holyroodand its committees to influence the government’s formulation of tax-raising and
Scotsman / Posted 27 days ago
and its committees to influence the government’s formulation of tax-raising and spending plans.” Finance Secretary Derek Mackay welcomed the report’s conclusions and said the government would consider the recommendations over the summer and... Read more
28d
Scotsman
Scottish Government set to lift 1% public sector pay capFinance Secretary Derek Mackay has said the Scottish Government will lift the o
Scotsman / Posted 28 days ago
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has said the Scottish Government will lift the one per cent cap on public sector pay north of the border. At Holyrood, Mr Mackay said the government would take inflation into account in future pay policy, adding that... Read more
28d
Scotsman
Scottish Government set to scrap 1% public sector pay capFinance Secretary Derek Mackay has said the Scottish Government will lift the o
Scotsman / Posted 28 days ago
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has said the Scottish Government will lift the one per cent cap on public sector pay north of the border. At Holyrood, Mr Mackay said the government would take inflation into account in future pay policy, adding that... Read more
29d
Tax-News.com
Scotland, Wales May Challenge UK Minority Gov't Dealit would consider reducing the rate of Air Passenger Duty for airports in North
Tax-News.com / Posted 29 days ago
it would consider reducing the rate of Air Passenger Duty for airports in Northern Ireland. Scotland's Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay, warned that "the Scottish Government will invoke the formal dispute resolution mechanism if this situation is... Read more
30d
Scotsman
SNP demands review of DUP deal as David Mundell faces quit callthe DUP”. SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford said Mr Mundell’s position was
Scotsman / Posted 30 days ago
the DUP”. SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford said Mr Mundell’s position was “untenable”, and Scottish finance secretary Derek Mackay accused Mr Mundell of being “incompetent, ill-informed and incommunicado” after waiting more than 24 hours... Read more
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30d
heraldscotland
Sturgeon ups ante on Scotland's "missing £2.9bn" while Whitehall insists DUP deal is outwith normal Barnett Formulathat works for everyone and ensuring that we are seeing growth and prosperity s
heraldscotland / Posted 30 days ago
that works for everyone and ensuring that we are seeing growth and prosperity spread across the whole country." But Derek Mackay, the Scottish Government’s finance secretary, has written to the Treasury, threatening to invoke the formal... Read more
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30d
Scotsman
SNP demands review of £1bn DUP deal as Mundell faces calls to quitthe DUP”. SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford said Mr Mundell’s position was
Scotsman / Posted 30 days ago
the DUP”. SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford said Mr Mundell’s position was “untenable”, and Scottish finance secretary Derek Mackay accused Mr Mundell of being “incompetent, ill-informed and incommunicado” after waiting more than 24 hours... Read more
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30d
express
Furious SNP threaten action against Theresa May over DUP deal“utterly humiliated” by the cash announcement surrounding the "confidence and s
express / Posted 30 days ago
“utterly humiliated” by the cash announcement surrounding the "confidence and supply" deal. Scottish Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has written to the Treasury demanding talks amid claims Scotland should have received nearly £3billion in... Read more
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30d
Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon to formally dispute DUP/ Conservative dealthe UK Government and devolved administrations. The process will be outlined i
Scotsman / Posted 30 days ago
the UK Government and devolved administrations. The process will be outlined in a letter to be sent by Finance Secretary Derek Mackay to the Chief Secretary of the Treasury Liz Truss. “As well as writing to the Treasury today it is likely the... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon to formally dispute DUP dealthe UK Government and devolved administrations. The process will be outlined i
Scotsman / Posted a month ago
the UK Government and devolved administrations. The process will be outlined in a letter to be sent by Finance Secretary Derek Mackay to the Chief Secretary of the Treasury Liz Truss. “As well as writing to the Treasury today it is likely the... Read more
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Scotsman
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay considers property tax U-turnis willing to consider reforms to controversial new property taxes blamed for s
Scotsman / Posted 1 months ago
is willing to consider reforms to controversial new property taxes blamed for stagnating property sales. Finance Secretary Derek Mackay said he was willing to look at shifting the bands for Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT), potentially... Read more
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heraldscotland
COMMERCIAL FEATURE: LBTT hits 'terrible twos'the Scottish Government is down £82 million on original forecasts after the fir
heraldscotland / Posted 1 months ago
the Scottish Government is down £82 million on original forecasts after the first two years of LBTT and finance secretary Derek Mackay – who has already reduced estimates for the tax by more than £750m over the lifetime of the current parliament –... Read more

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