Scottish Parliament

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Name: Scottish Parliament
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

News story: Benefits of UK leaflet sent to Scottish households next week

People across Scotland will receive a second information leaflet from the UK Government through their letterboxes next week, setting out the five main benefits of remaining part of the UK.It will be sent to each Scottish household and follows a booklet ... [Published Department for Transport - 12 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

MSPs to visit innovative farm projects in Angus

Innovative projects underway in the farming sector in the Angus area will be visited by MSPs on the on Monday 4 August.The Committee will see for themselves how the innovative Agritourism Monitor Farm project, which shares expertise, knowledge and helps ... [Published Noodls - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

A sticky situation - Comment: Let’s hope the momentum for change in our local communities continues post-September

Comment: Let’s hope the momentum for change in our local communities continues post-SeptemberAfter months of debate, the referendum campaign has finally crossed a line – for our councils at least. And it isn’t questions about the EU, Trident or currency ... [Published Holyrood - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Challenge to Scottish Government: Change the everyday racist discrimination that asks how civilised is Scotland?

We have passed laws to prevent football hooligans singing sectarian songs in the heat of football matches, usually between ‘the old firm’ of Celtic and Rangers. We have created public pressure in angry recoil from an occasion where one of our best known ... [Published For Argyll.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Better Together: RBS warnings underline threat of separation

Friday 1st August 2014 | 11:51 Better Together press releaseThe Royal Bank of Scotland has warned of the risk of separation to currency and Scotland’s EU membership.Updating the market on their first half performance the group stated:“Although the outcome ... [Published PoliticsHome - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

EUSA condemns Israeli Government but cannot fly Palestinian flag from Teviot

at 3:06 pmEdinburgh University Students’ Association’s (EUSA) Sabbatical Officers have released a statement condemning the Israeli Government’s military assault on Gaza.Despite the statement, EUSA has contended that it is unable to fly the Palestinian ... [Published Student Newspaper - Aug 01 2014]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Scottish Government Debate on Trident

:40On Wednesday 6 August (Hiroshima Day commemoration) the Scottish Government will have a full debate on Trident.Please encourage your MSPs to speak against Trident. A 4 page briefing from Scottish CND contains key points. In addition, there is an article ... [Published Ban The Bomb - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Jim Murphy: EU issue a real mouthful for islanders

‘WHAT will happen with the pound if we become independent?’ was the question I was asked the other morning. It’s a familiar question but this time asked in an unfamiliar accent, for the man was a young Latvian shell fish worker posing his query in an ... [Published The Scotsman - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

BORDER: Two-speed HGV laws on way

THERE could soon be different speeds for Heavy Goods Lorries on both sides of the border.Local hauliers are studying plans announced this week by the UK Government.The speed limit for lorries on single carriageway main roads in England and Wales will ... [Published Annandale Observer - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Last Stuart Queen

The last Stuart monarch, Queen Anne, died 300 years ago on August 1, 1714. Her death at the age of 49 re-ignited the controversy surrounding the Act of Union which had abolished the independent Scottish Parliament and led to the Jacobite uprising of ... [Published BBC - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Mums put name to letter outlining why they back independence

With 50 days until the referendum, 50 independence supporting mums have signed an open letter outlining why they will be voting Yes.The members of the pro-independence fringe group Mums for Change claim only the full powers of independence will create ... [Published Press and Journal - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Education Minister to attend International culture Summit

Minister Tim CrookallThe Island's Education Minister is heading to Edinburgh to the International Culture Summit.Tim Crookall is attending the event, which is to be held at the Scottish Parliament in August to promote the Island's interests in international ... [Published Energy FM - Jul 31 2014]

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"The independence debate revolves around money. English say: 'We subsidise you, and we needed that money for our own hospitals'. Scots claim: 'Yea, but you took our oil, and we needed that for cooking chips'."
"We are delighted that our new Agritourism accommodation will be officially launched during the visit. We are committed to the Monitor Farm programme and are confident it will provide valuable feedback and allow us to become more profitable and grow our business further." Images of the visit will be available on request from the Scottish Parliament
"Agritourism is a growing sector that encourages people to get closer to rural Scotland which helps to sustain local businesses. The Committee is delighted to be able to visit such an innovative business and see how it works in practice."

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How will hydro fare if Scotland votes yes? [Published International Water Power & Dam Construction - 10 hours ago]
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Armed police may patrol family music festival [Published The Scotsman - 14 hours ago]
EUSA unable to fly Palestinian flag to "not ris... [Published Edinburgh Journal - 14 hours ago]
Holyrood morning roundup – Friday 1 August, 201... [Published Holyrood - 15 hours ago]
Scottish Government Debate on Trident [Published Ban The Bomb - 15 hours ago]
Commitment is in the bag [Published Scottish Grocer - 17 hours ago]
Canavan appeals to indyref 'missing million' - ... [Published NewsnetScotland.com - 19 hours ago]
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BORDER: Two-speed HGV laws on way [Published Annandale Observer - Aug 01 2014]
EUSA condemns Israeli Government but cannot fly... [Published Student Newspaper - Aug 01 2014]
The Last Stuart Queen [Published BBC - Aug 01 2014]
Industry vital to food safety [Published Scottish Grocer - Jul 31 2014]
Hacker warned over visiting ill father in Glasg... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
Needs of Argyll dialysis patients championed by... [Published For Argyll.com - Jul 31 2014]
Conference on the new Scotland will help heal r... [Published Scottish Liberal Democrats - Jul 31 2014]
Commons debate on Cumbernauld’s largest employer [Published Cumbernauld Today - Jul 31 2014]
No vote 'threatens NHS in Scotland' [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 31 2014]
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Launch of UN Year of Water Cooperation [Published IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy and Scien ... - Jul 22 2014]
1 April 2013 ‌Professor Chris Spray recently gave a presentation in the Scottish Parliament at the Launch of the UN Year of Water Cooperation. Other speakers included May East (UNITAR), who also organised the event; MSP Maureen Watt and Professor ...
Who governs England? [Published John Redwood MP - Jul 21 2014]
  Assuming Scotland votes to stay in our union this September, we will find devolution back on the agenda soon afterwards. All three main parties have promised more powers for Scotland. All three will I am sure wish to honour that pledge. This time ...
Launch of UN Year of Water Cooperation [Published IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy and Scien ... - Jul 21 2014]
1 April 2013 ‌Professor Chris Spray recently gave a presentation in the Scottish Parliament at the Launch of the UN Year of Water Cooperation. Other speakers included May East (UNITAR), who also organised the event; MSP Maureen Watt and Professor ...
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Hope you had a goo... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 20 2014]
Ross Douthat on the right of parents to ignore their kids... Nicholas Kristof says nothing using a couple of thousand words... Nate Cohn on the role black voters may play this cycle... Dana Milbank thinks Elizabeth Warren knows too much to be president... ...
Launch of UN Year of Water Cooperation [Published IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy and Scien ... - Jul 20 2014]
1 April 2013 ‌Professor Chris Spray recently gave a presentation in the Scottish Parliament at the Launch of the UN Year of Water Cooperation. Other speakers included May East (UNITAR), who also organised the event; MSP Maureen Watt and Professor ...
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