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The Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies has absolutely savaged this year’s Tory budget.

As a result of Tory austerity and over a decade of economic mismanagement, households across Scotland will continue to feel the squeeze.
I urge defibrillator owners to register their devices on a new national database, called The Circuit, which could help save thousands of lives from cardiac arrests across the UK.

When an emergency call is made to the Scottish Ambulance Service and requires a defibrillator - it will only flag up on a call handler's screen if it has been registered. Only then can a call handler give direction...
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Scottish farmers and crofters are being offered “virtually nothing” through a UK trade deal with New Zealand, union officials have warned.The National Farmers’
Deepest condolences to David Amess loved ones and friends, what a horrific act of violence

This is awful beyond words. My thoughts and deepest condolences are with David’s family, friends and colleagues. May he rest in peace.
Regardless of political differences, this is a mindless and appalling act of violence.
All elected representatives should be safe to carry out their job on behalf of constituents.

Sir David Amess, who represents Southend West in Essex, was attacked on Friday at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea. Sky News understands a man walked into his constituency surgery and stabbed him multiple...
Alaraming front page from Financial Times.

The brinksmanship of the UK & it’s failure to adhere to treaty obligations threatens a trade war with the EU coupled with
Kwasi Kwarteng MP pinning his hopes on a mild winter.

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The Fiscal Framework is the set of rules guiding how the Scottish Governments budget is funded and what fiscal powers we have. It was established as a result of the Smith Commission in the aftermath of the independence referendum. It is due to be reviewed.

Today’s constructive discussion with the Chief Secretary to the Treasury has enabled Scottish Government & UK Government to reach an...
  Get Brexit Done … three words which won the Conservative Party the 2019 UK general election south of the Border and the driving force which pushed Boris Johnson to desperately pull together a dangerous and disastrous trade ‘deal’ as the January 1, 2021 deadline approached. Yet less than a y...
The cost of energy is a huge issue in terms of tackling fuel poverty. Unfortunately, it is the fuel poverty driver over which the Scottish Government has the least control, with policy in this area reserved to the UK Government.

It is, therefore, crucial that we see action from the UK government to address these price rises, and I know my colleague Michael Matheson MSP, the Cabinet Secretary...
Very well done to all SME businesses in the area.

The north has been confirmed as Scotland's entrepreneurial hotspot in a FSB survey
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LEADERS of the three devolved nations have issued a united call for the Westminster government to drop the “morally indefensible” cut to…
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