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heraldscotland
Greens call for 'more progressive approach' to tax before backing budget planalso said Labour had "lifted" ideas such using newly devolved welfare powers to
heraldscotland / Posted 2 hours ago
also said Labour had "lifted" ideas such using newly devolved welfare powers to top up child benefit payments. With Scottish Labour in the process of choosing its latest leader, with MSPs Anas Sarwar and Richard Leonard running to replace... Read more
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heraldscotland
Tom Gordon: Sarwar's baggage is burying him in Labour leadership racewhat the candidates are made of, and with luck, persuade them to vote for the p
heraldscotland / Posted 6 hours ago
what the candidates are made of, and with luck, persuade them to vote for the party. But it hasn’t worked out that way for Scottish Labour. There are too many rows to catalogue. But a few include Mr Sarwar sending his children to private school,... Read more
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Daily Record
Leadership voting rules are farcical as SNP councillor signs up to voteIf an SNP councillor can sign up to vote in the Scottish Labour leadership elec
Daily Record / Posted 10 hours ago
If an SNP councillor can sign up to vote in the Scottish Labour leadership election, then at least two sets of party rules might be being broken, those of Labour and the SNP. No party allows dual membership, although by signing up as affiliated... Read more
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Daily Record
Labour leadership race descends into farce as SNP councillor signs up to voteprocess. It begs the question how many other people who don’t share our sociali
Daily Record / Posted 10 hours ago
process. It begs the question how many other people who don’t share our socialist values could get a vote in this contest.”Scottish Labour leadership frontrunner Richard Leonard (Image: Daily Record) But a Scottish Labour spokesman insisted the... Read more
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Bolton News
YOUR VOTE: Smacking children to be banned in Scotland, should it be banned in England too?out Ms Sturgeon's legislative programme appeared to go further, stating the gov
Bolton News / Posted 23 hours ago
out Ms Sturgeon's legislative programme appeared to go further, stating the government would support the proposals. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as "the right thing to do". Mr Finnie said: "It... Read more
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Bury Times
YOUR VOTE: Smacking children to be banned in Scotland, should it be banned in England too?out Ms Sturgeon's legislative programme appeared to go further, stating the gov
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
out Ms Sturgeon's legislative programme appeared to go further, stating the government would support the proposals. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as "the right thing to do". Mr Finnie said: "It... Read more
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heraldscotland
Charities say Scottish Government not listening as Shona Robison imposes £15m "pay rise" bill on sector over sleepover shiftsservices and other stakeholders and will continue this engagement as partners b
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
services and other stakeholders and will continue this engagement as partners begin to redesign sleepover provision.” Scottish Labour leadership hopeful Richard Leonard said the living wage was welcome but the Government needed to address the... Read more
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Scotsman
‘Impossible’ to fix Scottish roads due to cuts, say transport expertsand the seven regional transport partnerships. It specialises in delivering and
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
and the seven regional transport partnerships. It specialises in delivering and maintaining transport systems. Last night Scottish Labour said the figures showed the scale of the SNP administration’s cuts to council budgets and called for local... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon to outline economic growth plansMonetary Fund, Sweden’s deputy finance minister Per Bolund and Slovenia’s devel
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
Monetary Fund, Sweden’s deputy finance minister Per Bolund and Slovenia’s development minister Alenka Smerkolj. Scottish Labour economy spokeswoman Jackie Baillie said: “Yet again with the SNP, there is no substance behind the... Read more
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Scotsman
Labour chief: Leaks during leadership race bring party into ‘disrepute’Scottish Labour’s General Secretary has hit back at a leak of private correspon
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
Scottish Labour’s General Secretary has hit back at a leak of private correspondence during the leadership contest, branding the leaks as an “attempt to undermine the leadership process”. Brian Roy said the unauthorised disclosure of a letter... Read more
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This is West Country
SMACKING BAN: Should parents be allowed to hit their children?out Ms Sturgeon's legislative programme appeared to go further, stating the gov
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
out Ms Sturgeon's legislative programme appeared to go further, stating the government would support the proposals. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as "the right thing to do". Mr Finnie said: "It... Read more
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Scotsman
‘Impossible’ to fix roads due to cuts, say transport expertsand the seven regional transport partnerships. It specialises in delivering and
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
and the seven regional transport partnerships. It specialises in delivering and maintaining transport systems. Last night Scottish Labour said the figures showed the scale of the SNP administration’s cuts to council budgets and called for local... Read more
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Daily Record
Scotland to become first country in UK to ban smacking as SNP back legislationthat about 50 countries –including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries –including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already banned smacking. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week they would also support the Bill as “the right thing to do”. Finnie said: “There... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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Bury Times
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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Gazette
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
Gazette / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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guardian-series
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
Greenock Telegraph / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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Harrow Times
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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Gazette News
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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This is West Country
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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Bolton News
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenthat about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark an
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
that about 50 countries – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Ireland – had already made the change. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as “the right thing to do”. Mr Finnie said: “It... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenout Ms Sturgeon's legislative programme appeared to go further, stating the gov
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
out Ms Sturgeon's legislative programme appeared to go further, stating the government would support the proposals. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as "the right thing to do". Mr Finnie said: "It... Read more
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The News and Star
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenout Ms Sturgeon's legislative programme appeared to go further, stating the gov
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
out Ms Sturgeon's legislative programme appeared to go further, stating the government would support the proposals. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as "the right thing to do". Mr Finnie said: "It... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of childrenout Ms Sturgeon's legislative programme appeared to go further, stating the gov
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
out Ms Sturgeon's legislative programme appeared to go further, stating the government would support the proposals. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as "the right thing to do". Mr Finnie said: "It... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Smacking of children banned in Scotland in UK firstout Ms Sturgeon's legislative programme appeared to go further, stating the gov
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
out Ms Sturgeon's legislative programme appeared to go further, stating the government would support the proposals. Scottish Labour announced earlier this week it would also support the bill as "the right thing to do". Mr Finnie said: "It... Read more
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Daily Record
North Ayrshire councillors clash over 'disastrous' PFI contractsand bring them in- house. “We supported this move in principle but how Labour
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
and bring them in- house. “We supported this move in principle but how Labour can achieve it they do not say. The Scottish Labour leadership contender, Richard Leonard, supported by Councillor Cullinane, seems to be suggesting that, yet... Read more
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heraldscotland
Sarwar revives claim of "plot" to oust Dugdale as Labour leaderMs Dugdale quit suddenly on August 29 after two years as Scottish Labour leader
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
Ms Dugdale quit suddenly on August 29 after two years as Scottish Labour leader citing personal reasons, a reference to her new relationship with an SNP MSP. Her exit immediately gave rise to rumours that she had been forced out by people close to... Read more
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Scotsman
Scotland to be first part of UK to ban smacking childrenaround the world – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and the R
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
around the world – including France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and the Republic of Ireland – had banned smacking. Scottish Labour said earlier this week that it would be supporting Mr Finnie’s Bill and on Wednesday night the Scottish... Read more
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Daily Record
Airdrie remains divided in boundary change proposalschanges and a reduction in MPs, and I think the government could be in a bit of
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
changes and a reduction in MPs, and I think the government could be in a bit of a bind if it wants to push this through.” Scottish Labour has also said they “oppose any proposals to cut the number of Scottish MPs”. BCS deputy chair Lord Matthews... Read more
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Scotsman
Bill Jamieson: Are plans for Universal Income delusional?to outflank the appeal of Corbynism in Scotland and retain the support of the F
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
to outflank the appeal of Corbynism in Scotland and retain the support of the Far Left in the SNP, lest it defects back to Scottish Labour under a potential Richard Leonard leadership. Many might have thought it impossible to outflank Jeremy Corbyn... Read more
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express
SNP accused of saddling taxpayers with 'Wonga-style' debts for new roads and schools- the colour of their tie is the most difficult decision they have to make ever
express / Posted 2 days ago
- the colour of their tie is the most difficult decision they have to make every day' The report, was commissioned by Scottish Labour, but the Cuthberts insisted it is politically independent and backed calls for a "thorough review of SFT... Read more
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Scotsman
Concerns raised over Scotland’s winter death ratesBut making homes warmer right across the country, particularly in areas of fuel
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
But making homes warmer right across the country, particularly in areas of fuel poverty, has to be one of the priorities.” Scottish Labour interim leader Alex Rowley said: “This is the reality of council budgets being slashed and the health service... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
If ministers want to reform the House of Commons, they should look to the Lords for answersthat could never, in any circumstance, have any impact, positive or negative, o
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
that could never, in any circumstance, have any impact, positive or negative, on the livelihoods of those we, as Scottish Labour MPs, represented. We therefore expounded vast reserves of time, effort and political capital on it. The... Read more
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Scotsman
Anas Sarwar wins mayors’ backing in Labour leadership raceScottish Labour leadership contender Anas Sarwar has touted backing from two of
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
Scottish Labour leadership contender Anas Sarwar has touted backing from two of the most prominent elected politicians in England, as he and rival Richard Leonard approach the final month of campaigning. Mr Sarwar, who is still a massive betting... Read more
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Daily Record
Scottish Labour party in racism row over 'Asian sounding names'Scottish Labour’s leadership campaign is mired in a racism row after opponents
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
Scottish Labour’s leadership campaign is mired in a racism row after opponents of Anas Sarwar claimed people with “Asian sounding names” were joining the party to back him. Former deputy leader Sarwar would be the first Muslim leader of any... Read more
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heraldscotland
Labourgate: Inside the ‘dirty, nasty’ battle to head up Scots partyof the Southside claims: "Where there have been complaints then we expect these
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
of the Southside claims: "Where there have been complaints then we expect these will be addressed in accordance with the Scottish Labour Party's procedures." However, a spokesman for the Sarwar campaign said: "It’s incredibly encouraging that... Read more
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heraldscotland
Labour leadership battle mired in claims of 'ghost' voters ... Concerns over mass sign-up of members in Anas Sarwar's local party...Race accused of getting 'dirtier and nastier by the day'of the Southside claims: "Where there have been complaints then we expect these
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
of the Southside claims: "Where there have been complaints then we expect these will be addressed in accordance with the Scottish Labour Party's procedures." However, a spokesman for the Sarwar campaign said: "It’s incredibly encouraging that... Read more
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heraldscotland
Labourgate Leadership battle mired in claims of 'ghost' voters ... Concerns raised over mass sign-up of members ... Race accused of getting 'dirtier and nastier by the day'of the Southside claims: "Where there have been complaints then we expect these
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
of the Southside claims: "Where there have been complaints then we expect these will be addressed in accordance with the Scottish Labour Party's procedures." However, a spokesman for the Sarwar campaign said: "It’s incredibly encouraging that... Read more
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Daily Record
Scottish Labour leadership election rocked by rigging claimSplits in the Scottish Labour Party have been thrown wide open, with a senior M
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
Splits in the Scottish Labour Party have been thrown wide open, with a senior MP accusing the Unite union of rigging the leadership election. Ian Murray claimed the race between Richard Leonard and Anas Sarwar was “at best, clumsy and, at worst,... Read more
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Scotsman
Scottish Labour’s leadership contest is ‘rigged’ claims Ian MurrayIan Murray MP has claimed that the Scottish Labour leadership contest is rigged
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
Ian Murray MP has claimed that the Scottish Labour leadership contest is rigged to help Richard Leonard. He made the claim that the ballot is being swung in favour of left-wing candidate Richard Leonard as a result of voting rules which allow... Read more
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