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heraldscotland
Constituency battleground: Ettrick, Roxburgh and BerwickshireMr Lamont achieved a comfortable victory over the SNP, defeating Mr Wheelhouse
Constituency battleground: Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire
heraldscotland / Posted 10 hours ago
Mr Lamont achieved a comfortable victory over the SNP, defeating Mr Wheelhouse by more than 5000 votes. The previous MSP, Liberal Democrat Euan Robson, was dumped into third place. With the LibDems also losing the near-equivalent Westminster... Read more
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heraldscotland
Battle lines drawn ahead of fight over next presiding officerof the Speaker of the House of Commons, resigns their party membership and beco
Battle lines drawn ahead of fight over next presiding officer
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
of the Speaker of the House of Commons, resigns their party membership and becomes neutral after being elected by fellow MSPs and chair proceedings in the chamber as well as the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body and the Parliamentary Bureau.... Read more
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Daily Record
New poll puts Tories ahead of Labour in the Scottish electionsA NEW poll predicts Scottish Labour could be replaced by the Scottish Conservat
New poll puts Tories ahead of Labour in the Scottish elections
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
A NEW poll predicts Scottish Labour could be replaced by the Scottish Conservatives as the main opposition party at Holyrood. The Ipsos Mori poll for STV found that when both the regional and constituency votes were taken into account, the Tories... Read more
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heraldscotland
Constituency battlegrounds: Orkney and Shetlandhas not taken root in the close knit communities. Independents dominate the loc
Constituency battlegrounds: Orkney and Shetland
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
has not taken root in the close knit communities. Independents dominate the local councils and the tradition of voting Liberal Democrat has remained strong at parliamentary elections. Like everywhere, though, strongholds of any colour are... Read more
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Ekklesia
Peace and global justice hustings in EdinburghBridge EH1 1EL. Doors open at 7.10pm and the hustings will run from 7.30 to 9.1
Peace and global justice hustings in Edinburgh
Ekklesia / Posted 7 days ago
Bridge EH1 1EL. Doors open at 7.10pm and the hustings will run from 7.30 to 9.15pm. Those taking part are: Alys Mumford, Scottish Greens, Lothian Calum Martin, RISE, Lothian Cospatric D'Inverno, Liberal Democrat, Edinburgh Eastern Ian McGill,... Read more
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Scotsman
Holyrood 2016: Tories and Labour neck and neck in race for second Ruth Davidson's Scottish Tories are neck and neck with Scottish Labour. Pictur
Holyrood 2016: Tories and Labour neck and neck in race for second
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
Ruth Davidson's Scottish Tories are neck and neck with Scottish Labour. Picture: John Devlin THE Scottish Conservatives and Labour are neck and neck in the race for second place in... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Tories and Labour neck and neck in Scottish election race, says new pollThe Scottish Conservatives and Labour are neck and neck in the race for second
Tories and Labour neck and neck in Scottish election race, says new poll
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
The Scottish Conservatives and Labour are neck and neck in the race for second place in the Holyrood election, according to a new poll. The Panelbase survey for the Sunday Times suggests Ruth Davidson's party could overtake Kezia Dugdale's on May... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scottish Tories and Labour neck and neck in election race, new poll suggestsapproval rating of -8 compared to -17 for Ms Dugdale, although both languish fa
Scottish Tories and Labour neck and neck in election race, new poll suggests
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
approval rating of -8 compared to -17 for Ms Dugdale, although both languish far behind SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon on +16. Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has a net approval rating of -13, while Scottish Greens co-convener Patrick... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scottish party leaders publish tax returns in wake of Panama Papers rowscandal and called on the other party leaders to do the same. Nicola Sturgeon
Scottish party leaders publish tax returns in wake of Panama Papers row
heraldscotland / Posted 18 days ago
scandal and called on the other party leaders to do the same. Nicola Sturgeon published her tax return yesterday as did Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie; she pledged to do the same each year she remained as First Minister. Ms... Read more
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heraldscotland
Full disclosure: Scottish party leaders open up their tax returns in wake of Panama Papers rowscandal and called on the other party leaders to do the same. Nicola Sturgeon
Full disclosure: Scottish party leaders open up their tax returns in wake of Panama Papers row
heraldscotland / Posted 18 days ago
scandal and called on the other party leaders to do the same. Nicola Sturgeon published her tax return yesterday as did Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie; she pledged to do the same each year she remained as First Minister. Ms... Read more
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walesonline
Carwyn Jones has 'no qualms' about publishing his tax returnhome vacated by the Prime Minister and his wife when they entered Number 10 has
Carwyn Jones has 'no qualms' about publishing his tax return
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
home vacated by the Prime Minister and his wife when they entered Number 10 has been let out for more than £90,000 a year. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said he would publish his own tax papers this week as he warned that trust in politicians... Read more
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Scotsman
Holyrood 2016: Can the SNP win every constituency seat?constituency seat? Nicola Sturgeon on the campaign trail in Falkirk. Her party
Holyrood 2016: Can the SNP win every constituency seat?
Scotsman / Posted 21 days ago
constituency seat? Nicola Sturgeon on the campaign trail in Falkirk. Her party is riding high in opinion polls ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections on 5 May. Pictue: Michael Gillen BOOKMAKERS have reported a rise in bets for the SNP to win... Read more
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heraldscotland
Five constituencies to keep an eye on in the Holyrood electionJohann Lamont has represented the Glasgow Pollok area since the establishment o
Five constituencies to keep an eye on in the Holyrood election
heraldscotland / Posted 21 days ago
Johann Lamont has represented the Glasgow Pollok area since the establishment of the Scottish Parliament in 1999 but faces a tough battle to be returned in the seat. The SNP's Humza Yousaf, who was elected as a Glasgow list MSP in 2011 and served as... Read more
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Scotsman
Holyrood 2016: 5 constituencies that will decide the election Scottish Labour Leader Kezia Dugdale will be contesting the Edinburgh Eastern
Holyrood 2016: 5 constituencies that will decide the election
Scotsman / Posted 21 days ago
Scottish Labour Leader Kezia Dugdale will be contesting the Edinburgh Eastern seat when veteran SNP member Kenny MacAskill stands down. Picture: Lisa Ferguson While some polls suggest the... Read more
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Scotsman
Kezia Dugdale: ‘SNP job claims make me dirty tricks campaign victim’ Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale visits Casa Amiga, on Leith Walk, where s
Kezia Dugdale: ‘SNP job claims make me dirty tricks campaign victim’
Scotsman / Posted 22 days ago
Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale visits Casa Amiga, on Leith Walk, where she made and drank coffee with supporters. Picture: SWNS Kezia Dugdale has said she is the victim of a... Read more
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heraldscotland
Kezia Dugdale accuses SNP of dirty tricks over newspaper leakScottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie called for the leak to be invest
Kezia Dugdale accuses SNP of dirty tricks over newspaper leak
heraldscotland / Posted 22 days ago
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie called for the leak to be investigated by the Information Commissioner's Office as a potential breach of data protection laws. The move follows anger among LibDems at the treatment of Alistair... Read more
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Daily Record
Ruth Davidson's tuition fee policy suffers another blow in new pollThe Scottish Tory leader wants to bring in “backdoor” tuition fees of £6000 for
Ruth Davidson's tuition fee policy suffers another blow in new poll
Daily Record / Posted 23 days ago
The Scottish Tory leader wants to bring in “backdoor” tuition fees of £6000 for a four-year degree to help invest in colleges. But the Record revealed yesterday that the plan wouldn’t raise a penny until a month before the next Holyrood election -... Read more
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heraldscotland
SNP and Labour clash on tax policiesMeanwhile, Willie Rennie has given a "guarantee" education funding will rise un
SNP and Labour clash on tax policies
heraldscotland / Posted 27 days ago
Meanwhile, Willie Rennie has given a "guarantee" education funding will rise under a Liberal Democrat Scottish government - but ruled out ring-fencing, which means he cannot ensure councils will spend the uplift on education. The Scottish Greens... Read more
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heraldscotland
Ruth Davidson to make pledge for inquiry into crisis hit farm payment systemis expected to include the pledge for a probe in a 'Standing up for Rural Scotl
Ruth Davidson to make pledge for inquiry into crisis hit farm payment system
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
is expected to include the pledge for a probe in a 'Standing up for Rural Scotland' document, which will form part of the Scottish Tories' wider Holyrood manifesto. She said: "Our producers deserve better than SNP mismanagement. That's why it's... Read more
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heraldscotland
Davidson to make manifesto pledge for inquiry into crisis hit farm payment systemis expected to include the pledge for a probe in a 'Standing up for Rural Scotl
Davidson to make manifesto pledge for inquiry into crisis hit farm payment system
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
is expected to include the pledge for a probe in a 'Standing up for Rural Scotland' document, which will form part of the Scottish Tories' wider Holyrood manifesto. She said: "Our producers deserve better than SNP mismanagement. That's why it's... Read more

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