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📰 A new study has linked the UK Government's austerity policies to almost 20,000 excess deaths in Scotland.

🚨 Now, the Tories are planning even more cuts to people's incomes and vital public services.

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Scotland is paying the price of Westminster austerity - enough is enough.
SCOTTISH support for the Tories has collapsed according to two major polling companies – with the party expected to return zero Scottish MPs at…
Have a look at tomorrow's front page 📰 "Truss takes aim at 'separatists' ... as indy support up 4 points"
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Our AGM will be held on Wednesday the 5th of October at 7pm, both in person, at the Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle (ICCI) near Bowmore, and virtually, via Zoom.

All branch members and elected representatives welcome!
We’re bringing in emergency legislation to support tenants during the cost of living crisis.

It aims to give tenants:

🔵 Stability in their homes
🔵 Confidence about their housing costs

If approved, the Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill will:

🔵 Protect tenants from rent increases
🔵 Stop evictions being carried out in most cases
🔵 Increase damages for...
“It is reassuring to hear that the Scottish Government will continue to work closely with Shelter Scotland and others over the next week to ensure that we are getting the bill right for those who will need it the most.

“I look forward to continuing the conversation and debating the details of the emergency legislation when they emerge.”

“This rent freeze comes at a time where it will...
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon led tributes as the sad news was announced on Tuesday morning.
Tributes have been paid to Ian Hamilton (centre), the last surviving member of the quartet who reclaimed the Stone of Destiny, who has died aged 97.

He and three other students - Gavin Vernon (left), Kay Matheson and Alan Stuart (right) - travelled to Westminster Abbey where they removed the Stone on Christmas Day 1950 to bring it back to Scotland.

The First Minister described Hamilton as a...
🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 All of us at the SNP are deeply saddened at the death of Ian Hamilton. He will be forever remembered for his role in returning the Stone of Destiny to Scotland and as an inspiration to the independence movement.

❤️ Our condolences go to his loved ones.
Have a look at tomorrow's front page 📰 'Truss: Indyref should not happen even if court says it is legal'
On tonight's Scotland at 7, Andrew Wilson and Cllr Siobhan Tolland discuss the latest Scottish and international news and the Ukraine update.
Government makes U-turn over proposal to abolish top-rate tax cut after growing backlash over mini-budget
BREAKING: Kwasi Kwarteng has confirmed that public services face further cuts of up to £18 billion per year
Here's a look at today's front page 🗞

'Indy Scotland would be in the mire claim attacked'
Spot on! 🔥
"Those who slammed the Scottish Government for not immediately following suit should also be reflecting this morning"
Emma speaking in Scottish Parliament 29-09-2022 Emma Roddick MSP has welcomed today the Scottish Government rejecting the approach taken by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in delivering tax cuts ai…
On this week's Full Scottish, Anne Duncan and Cllr Roza Salih to discuss the week's top Scottish and international news and the Ukraine update
Here's a look at tomorrow's front page🗞️

Impunity and beyond: 'Worst of Truss yet to come'
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