Scottish Parliament

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Name: Scottish Parliament
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

EU Migrants Urged To Back Scottish Independence

Campaigners for a Yes vote in the Scottish referendum have launched an appeal for EU migrants to support independence.There are 160,000 people from the EU living in Scotland who have the right to vote on the country's future.The Yes campaign argues that ... [Published Sky News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Nationalists should withdraw their big huge lie on the NHS, says McConnell

Saturday 23rd August 2014 | 11:35 The nationalists should withdraw their “big huge lie” on the NHS, JackMcConnell said today.Speaking at a Better Together event in Edinburgh this morning, the formerFirst Minister said that devolution within the UK has ... [Published PoliticsHome - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Watch: McAvoy Ice Bucket Challenge

James McAvoy has done his ice bucket challenge and has nominated political heavyweights Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond "to do their very worst" and get involved in a different type of campaign.Two new exhibitions by local artists are on display at ... [Published itv.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 4 reports

Scottish National Party issues its hollow “Declaration of Opportunity”

On Monday, Scottish national Party (SNP) leader Alex Salmond presented a “Declaration of Opportunity” in Arbroath, following a cabinet meeting of his regional administration.Coming a month before the referendum on Scottish independence on September 18, ... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Children 'are not eating enough' in the summer

According to a report carried out for breakfast cereal manufacturer Kelloggs one in ten pupils in Scotland come back to school after not eating enough during the school holidays.In the North West of England that figure is one in six. Around a third of ... [Published itv.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Scottish independence poses ratings risk to insurers -S

LONDON, Aug 22 (Reuters) - A vote in favour of independence could trigger negative rating action against insurance companies operating in Scotland, Standard & Poor's warned on Friday.Uncertainties such as what currency Scotland will use if it votes on ... [Published London South East - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

CIoT welcomes Scot's tax law despite missing adviser details

THE CIoT has welcomed the passing of the Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill by the Scottish Parliament, but warned it still lacks detail around tax advisers' duties.A number of tax powers have already been devolved to Scotland since the passing of the ... [Published Accountancy Age - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

First day of referendum campaigns

It is the first day of referendum campaigning after the Scottish Parliament closed yesterday, Thursday 21 August.Both sides of the debate will be touring Scotland over the next four weeks as voters make up their minds ahead of the independence referendum ... [Published itv.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

How will Scottish independence impact the North East ?

As Scottish Parliament takes a brake this morning, ahead of the referendum on the 18th - we've been asking what independence for Scotland would mean for us here in the North East.There's still uncertainty about things like the pound, and if Scotland would ... [Published Sun fm103.4 - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Salmond urges Scots to take chance

Alex Salmond has urged the people of Scotland to take the "greatest opportunity we will ever have" and vote for independence in next month's historic referendum.As the Scottish Parliament met for the final time before the September 18 vote, MSPs debated ... [Published Kirriemuir Herald - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Oil clash in final question session

Alex Salmond has clashed with Labour leader Johann Lamont over oil figures in the final first minister's questions before the referendum.Ms Lamont accused Mr Salmond of "not listening" to oil expert Sir Ian Wood, following his claim that Scottish government ... [Published BBC - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish Parliament passes legislation establishing Scotland's first tax collection system for 300 years

The Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill establishes Revenue Scotland as the authority responsible for collecting and managing the taxes devolved to the Scottish government, which will come into effect on 1 April 2015. It also contains a "robust and distinctive" ... [Published Out-Law.com - Aug 21 2014]

Quotes

"Scotland's NHS has been safe in the hands of the Scottish Parliament. Even the SNP boast about that."
"After four different First Ministers and five different Health Ministers our Parliament's record on health is without question our own responsibility and has been achieved without interference."

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Scottish Independence 'Yes' Vote Is A "High Ris... [Published Zero Hedge - 16 mins ago]
Scottish Independence 'Yes' Vote Is A "High Ris... [Published Zero Hedge - 44 mins ago]
EU Migrants Urged To Back Scottish Independence [Published Sky News - 4 hours ago]
Lessons for the Border Poll from the Scottish R... [Published Politics.ie - 6 hours ago]
Nationalists should withdraw their big huge lie... [Published PoliticsHome - 8 hours ago]
Scottish independence: the case for and against [Published nationalismwatch - 8 hours ago]
Yes and No campaigners row over NHS [Published Wharfvalley - 8 hours ago]
Charity thanks Courtney’s family of fundraisers [Published Ross-shire Journal - 12 hours ago]
UK energy market 'would continue' [Published AOL UK - 12 hours ago]
After debate, Valley Scots say aye for independ... [Published AZCentral.com - 18 hours ago]
Wavering women may decide Scottish independence... [Published Irish Times - 20 hours ago]
Berwickshire's golden girl wins again [Published itv.com - 22 hours ago]
Public holds Westminster accountable if decentr... [Published PriceWaterhouseCoopers United Kingdom - Aug 22 2014]
Scottish nationalists to focus on health, socia... [Published Oman Observer - Aug 22 2014]
SNP: Lamont should ‘apologise’ [Published Hawick News - Aug 22 2014]
Rail Union calls on Scottish Government to act ... [Published For Argyll.com - Aug 22 2014]
Watch: McAvoy Ice Bucket Challenge [Published itv.com - Aug 22 2014]
Salmond says he'll take on the Ice Bucket Chall... [Published itv.com - Aug 22 2014]
Children 'are not eating enough' in the summer [Published itv.com - Aug 22 2014]
Darling says it's 'Wetter Together' [Published itv.com - Aug 22 2014]
Scottish Independence Would Put Scotland In A '... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 22 2014]
Press release: Tax Institute welcomes Scottish ... [Published Chartered Institute of Taxation - Aug 22 2014]
Brown's numbers challenged after warning on ind... [Published Stv.tv - Aug 22 2014]
Beefing up the beef sector [Published The Scottish Farmer - Aug 22 2014]
Scottish independence poses risk to insurers: S [Published RTE Online - Aug 22 2014]
» ‘Human rights of mental health patients at ri... [Published Firm Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
Scotland should say ‘Yes’ to ousting Trident [Published New Internationalist - Aug 22 2014]
CIoT welcomes Scot's tax law despite missing ad... [Published Accountancy Age - Aug 22 2014]
Think twice before Yes vote: Brown [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 22 2014]
Scottish independence poses ratings risk to ins... [Published London South East - Aug 22 2014]
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Scottish Independence 'Yes' Vote Is A "High Ris... [Published Zero Hedge - 44 mins ago]
A "Yes" vote for Scottish independence represents a "high risk" event according to Citi's Michael Saunders. With the so-called 'neverendum' now less than a month away, Citi continues to highlight three particular concerns if Scotland does vote for ...
Scottish independence: the case for and against [Published nationalismwatch - 8 hours ago]
Residents of Scotland will head to the polls on September 18 to vote on whether to preserve or dissolve their 300-year old union with the United Kingdom. It is a stunning example of the persistence of nationalism despite decades of assurances by liberals ...
“An independence referendum is like a normal el... [Published politicalbetting.com - Aug 18 2014]
Today's YouGov/Times poll showing movement to YES comes just 11 days before postal voters will get ballot packs pic.twitter.com/IlQagaEfwV — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) August 17, 2014 YouGov/Times poll: After excluding DKs it;s YES 43%+3: NO ...
Audiences Already Voting on Scottish Independen... [Published TIME.com - Aug 14 2014]
The voters of Scotland must wait until the Sept. 18 referendum to decide whether they want to remain citizens of Great Britain or become citizens of a newly independent country. But audiences at a play currently on as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival ...
Audiences Already Voting on Scottish Independen... [Published The China Blog - Aug 14 2014]
The voters of Scotland must wait until the Sept. 18 referendum to decide whether they want to remain citizens of Great Britain or become citizens of a newly independent country. But audiences at a play currently on as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival ...
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