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Scotsman
MSPs claim expenses for one-mile journeys 25 SNP, 10 Labour, eight Conservative, two Liberal Democrat and one independen
MSPs claim expenses for one-mile journeys
Scotsman / Posted 21 hours ago
25 SNP, 10 Labour, eight Conservative, two Liberal Democrat and one independent MSP claimed cost of commuting back on expenses. Picture: Neil Hanna MSPs have been claiming expenses for “commutes” of just one... Read more
23h
EveningTimes Online
Legal body backs move to stop under-12s getting criminal recordsresponsibility in Scotland to be raised from eight to 12 in line with UN recomm
Legal body backs move to stop under-12s getting criminal records
EveningTimes Online / Posted 23 hours ago
responsibility in Scotland to be raised from eight to 12 in line with UN recommendations. They have backed a motion by Liberal Democrat MSP Alison McInnes to amend the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill currently going through parliament to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Legal body backs move to stop under-12s getting criminal recordspeople are generally freed from having to disclose criminal convictions in job
Legal body backs move to stop under-12s getting criminal records
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
people are generally freed from having to disclose criminal convictions in job applications and the like. "However, the Scottish rules on non-disclosure of past offences do not apply in all circumstances and so, for example, reference can be... Read more
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heraldscotland
NHS waiting-times targets being missed, figures showseen and subsequently admitted, transferred or discharged with four hours durin
NHS waiting-times targets being missed, figures show
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
seen and subsequently admitted, transferred or discharged with four hours during the week ending August 16 - missing the Scottish Government's interim target of 95 per cent. Health Secretary Shona Robison said: "Weekly A&E performance continues... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Charles Kennedy public memorial service being held in DingwallA public memorial service is being held in the Highlands to remember former Lib
Charles Kennedy public memorial service being held in Dingwall
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
A public memorial service is being held in the Highlands to remember former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy. The service at St Clement's Church in Dingwall will take place this evening, with tributes being led by Scottish Lib Dem leader... Read more
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heraldscotland
Inspectors visit Scotland as part of probe into police spying on journaliststwo unnamed forces had broken the new rules, one of which the Sunday Herald rev
Inspectors visit Scotland as part of probe into police spying on journalists
heraldscotland / Posted 15 days ago
two unnamed forces had broken the new rules, one of which the Sunday Herald revealed is Police Scotland The force and the Scottish Government, which learned of the breach before the IOCCO report was published, have refused to comment. It is... Read more
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Independent
Kezia Dugdale: Scottish Labour's new leader, 33, claims optimism of youththe near wipeout of Scotland’s Labour MPs in May and with polls predicting a fo
Kezia Dugdale: Scottish Labour's new leader, 33, claims optimism of youth
Independent / Posted 16 days ago
the near wipeout of Scotland’s Labour MPs in May and with polls predicting a follow-up landslide for the SNP in next year’s Scottish Parliament elections, Ms Dugdale, who has only been in the Holyrood parliament for only four years, has arguably... Read more
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heraldscotland
Number of working age Scots in employment has fallenUK average (73.4%), with the same unemployment rate and a lower rate of economi
Number of working age Scots in employment has fallen
heraldscotland / Posted 19 days ago
UK average (73.4%), with the same unemployment rate and a lower rate of economic activity than the UK as a whole (22.1%). Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said: "The further reduction in unemployment is good news. "The Scottish... Read more
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Daily Record
Fears that police tried to find whistle-blower instead of Emma Caldwell murdererinvolved. “They also believe any future prosecutions and legal proceedings cou
Fears that police tried to find whistle-blower instead of Emma Caldwell murderer
Daily Record / Posted 22 days ago
involved. “They also believe any future prosecutions and legal proceedings could potentially be compromised.” But Scottish Labour Justice spokesman Hugh Henry said: “The SNP should confirm if Police Scotland are one of the forces under... Read more
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heraldscotland
Holyrood probe urged into claims Police Scotland spied on journalistsNow Liberal Democrat justice spokeswoman Alison McInnes has written to the comm
Holyrood probe urged into claims Police Scotland spied on journalists
heraldscotland / Posted 24 days ago
Now Liberal Democrat justice spokeswoman Alison McInnes has written to the committee's convener Christine Grahame, urging her to set up an inquiry. It comes after the Sunday Herald alleged that Police Scotland is one of two forces in the UK which... Read more
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Scotsman
Holyrood urged to probe Police Scotland spy claims Justice Secretary Michael Matheson stressed the Scottish Government is firmly
Holyrood urged to probe Police Scotland spy claims
Scotsman / Posted 24 days ago
Justice Secretary Michael Matheson stressed the Scottish Government is firmly opposed to the unlawful monitoring of communications. Picture: TSPL A HOLYROOD committee is being urged to investigate... Read more
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Scotsman
Ewan Crawford: SNP rivals’ odd reaction to defeatresults to blaming the voters, the reation of Unionist parties is bizarre, sugg
Ewan Crawford: SNP rivals’ odd reaction to defeat
Scotsman / Posted 25 days ago
results to blaming the voters, the reation of Unionist parties is bizarre, suggests Ewan Crawford In a bold move, the Scottish Conservatives seem to have adopted the tactics of publicity seeking bookmakers who pay out to punters before the end... Read more

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