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Daily Record
Nicola Sturgeon announces major review of the way Police Scotland is governedNICOLA Sturgeon was forced into a climbdown on Scotland’s beleaguered police fo
Nicola Sturgeon announces major review of the way Police Scotland is governed
Daily Record / Posted 23 hours ago
NICOLA Sturgeon was forced into a climbdown on Scotland’s beleaguered police force yesterday as she unveiled her government’s plans for the coming year. A new chair of the under-fire Scottish Police Authority watchdog will also be named later this... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘secret’ meeting with Murdoch Rupert Murdoch sat in through part of a pre-arranged meeting at the Wall Stree
Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘secret’ meeting with Murdoch
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
Rupert Murdoch sat in through part of a pre-arranged meeting at the Wall Street Journal attended by Nicola Sturgeon during her visit to the US, according to the SNP. Picture: Getty Images FIRST... Read more
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Independent
Scotland to introduce national primary school tests to 'close gap between rich and poor pupils'The new tests will be taken by pupils in primaries one, four and seven, as well
Scotland to introduce national primary school tests to 'close gap between rich and poor pupils'
Independent / Posted yesterday
The new tests will be taken by pupils in primaries one, four and seven, as well as those in their third year of secondary school, and will focus on basic literacy and numeracy. They will be piloted in some schools next year before being rolled out... Read more
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Independent
Rupert Murdoch dropping in on Nicola Sturgeon interview was unexpected, Holyrood claimsThe meeting at the Murdoch-owned Wall Street Journal, which took place in June
Rupert Murdoch dropping in on Nicola Sturgeon interview was unexpected, Holyrood claims
Independent / Posted yesterday
The meeting at the Murdoch-owned Wall Street Journal, which took place in June this year, involved Scotland’s First Minister being interviewed in an editorial suite at the New York paper. Although Ms Sturgeon made public details of other individuals... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Nicola Sturgeon announces police review in her 'Queen's Speech'But Ruth Davidson, the Scottish Tory leader, said she was doing too little to s
Nicola Sturgeon announces police review in her 'Queen's Speech'
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
But Ruth Davidson, the Scottish Tory leader, said she was doing too little to sort out the dysfunctional police force and the SNP’s record over eight years in power meant she was sceptical that Ms Sturgeon had the “ideas and focus” on education. She... Read more
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Scotsman
Sturgeon in US meeting with Rupert MurdochFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon met Rupert Murdoch during a recent high-profile
Sturgeon in US meeting with Rupert Murdoch
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met Rupert Murdoch during a recent high-profile trip to the US, it has emerged. The meeting was not planned, according to a spokesman for Ms Sturgeon, who said she was not aware Mr Murdoch would be there. But it has... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Trident is wrong moral choice Osborne is toldGEORGE Osborne’s’ decision to spend half a billion pounds upgrading Faslane in
Trident is wrong moral choice Osborne is told
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
GEORGE Osborne’s’ decision to spend half a billion pounds upgrading Faslane in preparation for the renewal of Trident nuclear submarines has been branded the “wrong moral choice”. The Chancellor visited the naval base on the Clyde and said it was... Read more
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heraldscotland
Trident: SNP accuse Osborne of arrogance; Chancellor accuses Sturgeon of recklessnessBut now with an enlarged SNP group and a Labour Party disunited by the leadersh
Trident: SNP accuse Osborne of arrogance; Chancellor accuses Sturgeon of recklessness
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
But now with an enlarged SNP group and a Labour Party disunited by the leadership contest – Shadow Scottish Secretary Ian Murray, Labour’s only Scottish MP, has made clear he is against Trident renewal – Mr Robertson might well think this an... Read more
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Scotsman
Cross-party deal to battle global warming in Scotland The unique deal will see Scottish politicians laying out detailed plans on bat
Cross-party deal to battle global warming in Scotland
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
The unique deal will see Scottish politicians laying out detailed plans on battling global warming. Picture: John Devlin ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners have brokered a unique cross-party deal that... Read more
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Scotsman
Parties united in climate change fight hereENVIRONMENTAL campaigners have brokered a unique cross-party deal that will see
Parties united in climate change fight here
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners have brokered a unique cross-party deal that will see Scottish politicians laying out detailed plans on battling global warming before next year’s election. The Climate Change (Scotland) Act demands a reduction in... Read more
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Evening Standard
George Osborne accused of 'pre-empting vote on Trident renewal'Political leaders in Scotland have charged the George Osborne with pre-empting
George Osborne accused of 'pre-empting vote on Trident renewal'
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Political leaders in Scotland have charged the George Osborne with pre-empting a vote on the future of nuclear weapons by preparing a naval base for the renewal of Trident. The Chancellor announced today that a £500million investment in the base on... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
George Osborne 'pre-empting vote on trident renewal'Scottish political leaders have accused George Osborne of pre-empting a potenti
George Osborne 'pre-empting vote on trident renewal'
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
Scottish political leaders have accused George Osborne of pre-empting a potentially divisive vote on the future of nuclear weapons by preparing the Faslane naval base for the renewal of Trident. Mr Osborne today said that a £500 million investment... Read more
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heraldscotland
WWF broker cross-party climate change agreementWhile they are united around these goals they will offer competing visions of h
WWF broker cross-party climate change agreement
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
While they are united around these goals they will offer competing visions of how they can be achieved. Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland under the SNP is "leading the international effort in tackling climate change", but Liberal Democrat leader Willie... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
George Osborne to announce extra £500m investment for Faslane, creating thousands of jobsThe Chancellor George Osborne will fly into Faslane today to announce an extra
George Osborne to announce extra £500m investment for Faslane, creating thousands of jobs
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
The Chancellor George Osborne will fly into Faslane today to announce an extra £500 million for the home of the UK’s nuclear deterrent and accusations he is pre-empting a Commons vote on its renewal. Mr Osborne will say that the money will secure... Read more
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Scotsman
Trident: Osborne backs Faslane with £500m plan The SNP accused the Tories of misplaced priorities over replacing Trident Pict
Trident: Osborne backs Faslane with £500m plan
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
The SNP accused the Tories of misplaced priorities over replacing Trident Picture: Royal Navy CHANCELLOR George Osborne will today unveil £500 million of investment in the Faslane submarine base on the... Read more
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Scotsman
Labour will launch review into Police Scotland Sir Stephen House has been dogged by controversy, including the M9 deaths. Pic
Labour will launch review into Police Scotland
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
Sir Stephen House has been dogged by controversy, including the M9 deaths. Picture: PA A MAJOR review into Police Scotland is to be launched by Scottish Labour in the wake of Chief Constable Sir Stephen... Read more
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heraldscotland
George Osborne accused of jumping gun on Trident as he announces £500m for FaslaneLocal SNP MP Brendan O’Hara said: “This so-called investment in Faslane will di
George Osborne accused of jumping gun on Trident as he announces £500m for Faslane
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
Local SNP MP Brendan O’Hara said: “This so-called investment in Faslane will directly support the deployment of Trident submarines." Mr Osborne was “essentially pre-empting a vote and actual decision on renewal of Trident”, he said. The new money... Read more
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Daily Record
Kenny MacAskill blasted over Stephen House's 'exorbitant' £500K pay-offBut Pearson said: “At the time that the Cabinet Secretary was producing the ref
Kenny MacAskill blasted over Stephen House's 'exorbitant' £500K pay-off
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
But Pearson said: “At the time that the Cabinet Secretary was producing the reform details, I questioned Kenny McAskill and asked him to ensure that we didn’t have exorbitant pay levels and knock-on pension arrangements. Former Justice Secretary... Read more
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Daily Record
Scottish Lib Dems to debate individual police plans for local authoritiesPROPOSALS calling for each local authority area in Scotland to have a policing
Scottish Lib Dems to debate individual police plans for local authorities
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
PROPOSALS calling for each local authority area in Scotland to have a policing plan driven by a senior officer are to be debated by the Scottish Liberal Democrats at their conference later this year. The party said the plans would make the police... Read more
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heraldscotland
Willie Rennie: Policing should be driven by senior officer in each council areaThe proposals, which are backed by the party's leader Willie Rennie and justice
Willie Rennie: Policing should be driven by senior officer in each council area
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
The proposals, which are backed by the party's leader Willie Rennie and justice spokeswoman Alison McInnes, also repeats their call for the powers of the chief constable to be defined in statute. Mr Rennie said: "Scottish Liberal Democrats have led... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holy
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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Northern Echo
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionScottish Labour demanded the administration address what it describes as a loom
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
Scottish Labour demanded the administration address what it describes as a looming crisis in GP recruitment and the controversies surrounding Police Scotland. The Liberal Democrats also pressed for action on policing while the Conservatives said... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
Kingston Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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Scotsman
Michael Matheson ‘in denial’ over policing crisis Justice Secretary Michael Matheson (left) and Chief Constable Sir Stephen Hous
Michael Matheson ‘in denial’ over policing crisis
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
Justice Secretary Michael Matheson (left) and Chief Constable Sir Stephen House in Edinburgh. Picture: Ian Georgeson JUSTICE Secretary Michael Matheson was accused last night of being in denial over... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
Streatham Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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Bury Times
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
Bury Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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Gazette
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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guardian-series
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
guardian-series / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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Harrow Times
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
Harrow Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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Gazette News
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
Gazette News / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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This is West Country
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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Bolton News
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 electionThe Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyro
Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public... Read more
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heraldscotland
Danny Alexander eyes Westminster returnThe former Chief Secretary to the Treasury, who lost his Highlands seat to the
Danny Alexander eyes Westminster return
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
The former Chief Secretary to the Treasury, who lost his Highlands seat to the SNP despite spending £50,000 on his campaign, is contemplating a return to Westminster. Alexander, 43, recently rejected a peerage and accepted a knighthood instead. Now... Read more
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Scotsman
Matheson ‘in denial’ over seriousness 
of policing crisisMatheson ‘in denial’ over seriousness of policing crisis Justice Secretary Mich
Matheson ‘in denial’ over seriousness 
of policing crisis
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
Matheson ‘in denial’ over seriousness of policing crisis Justice Secretary Michael Matheson (left) and Chief Constable Sir Stephen House in Edinburgh. Picture: Ian Georgeson JUSTICE Secretary Michael Matheson was accused last night of being in... Read more
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Daily Record
Police chief Sir Stephen House steps down as officers reveal call crisisSENIOR officers were compiling a damning dossier of 999 response failures as po
Police chief Sir Stephen House steps down as officers reveal call crisis
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
SENIOR officers were compiling a damning dossier of 999 response failures as police chief Sir Stephen House announced his decision to resign. The Police Scotland chief constable revealed on Thursday that he is to quit early after public... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Politicians urge review of Police Scotland in wake of House departurePOLITICIANS and union leaders want the resignation of Scotland's top cop to pro
Politicians urge review of Police Scotland in wake of House departure
EveningTimes Online / Posted 6 days ago
POLITICIANS and union leaders want the resignation of Scotland's top cop to prompt an in-depth review of the single force. As reported in late editions of yesterday's Evening Times, Sir Stephen House will stand down from his post in three months... Read more
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Scotsman
Michelle Mone among new faces in House of LordsENTREPRENEUR Michelle Mone is one of 45 new peers to be announced by Downing St
Michelle Mone among new faces in House of Lords
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
ENTREPRENEUR Michelle Mone is one of 45 new peers to be announced by Downing Street. The Scottish lingerie tycoon, who has been appointed to head a review encouraging new businesses in employment black-spots, had been tipped for a peerage earlier... Read more
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Scotsman
Sir Stephen House to quit Police Scotland early Sir Stephen House will step down as Police Scotland's chief constable in Decem
Sir Stephen House to quit Police Scotland early
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
Sir Stephen House will step down as Police Scotland's chief constable in December. Picture: John Devlin SCOTLAND’s most senior police officer, Sir Stephen House, has brought forward his decision to... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Police Scotland Chief Constable Sir Stephen House to stand downSir Stephen House is to stand down as chief constable of Police Scotland earlie
Police Scotland Chief Constable Sir Stephen House to stand down
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
Sir Stephen House is to stand down as chief constable of Police Scotland earlier than planned. The police chief is expected to make the announcement to a meeting of the Scottish Police Authority. It is understood Sir Stephen, who had previously... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Police Scotland Chief Constable Sir Stephen House to stand downSir Stephen House is to stand down as chief constable of Police Scotland earlie
Police Scotland Chief Constable Sir Stephen House to stand down
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 6 days ago
Sir Stephen House is to stand down as chief constable of Police Scotland earlier than planned. The police chief is expected to make the announcement to a meeting of the Scottish Police Authority. It is understood Sir Stephen, who had previously... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Police Scotland Chief Constable Sir Stephen House to stand downSir Stephen House is to stand down as chief constable of Police Scotland earlie
Police Scotland Chief Constable Sir Stephen House to stand down
Croydon Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
Sir Stephen House is to stand down as chief constable of Police Scotland earlier than planned. The police chief is expected to make the announcement to a meeting of the Scottish Police Authority. It is understood Sir Stephen, who had previously... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Sir Stephen House quits as Police Scotland chiefOpposition politicians have also demanded Sir Stephen’s head following the scan
Sir Stephen House quits as Police Scotland chief
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Opposition politicians have also demanded Sir Stephen’s head following the scandal, and a series of other controversies surrounding the force’s operations, including the excessive use of stop-and-search powers and the deployment of armed officers on... Read more
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