Call for Scottish Government to curb online ‘one-stop’ shops

Source:: The National Call for Scottish Government to curb online ‘one-stop’ shops BUSINESS leaders have urged the Scottish Government to “declutter” the number of websites and online one-stop shops for companies – at the same time as the Finance Secretary launched a new one. Read the full article:: The National Call for Scottish Government to curb online ‘one-stop’ shops

Trial to offer Scots prisoners Universal Credit support first

Source:: The National Trial to offer Scots prisoners Universal Credit support first PRISONERS at Scotland’s largest prison will be the first to take part in a scheme providing inmates with help claiming Universal Credit upon release. Read the full article:: The National Trial to offer Scots prisoners Universal Credit support first

Brexit: Scotland snubbed in key talks as Northern Ireland has say

Source:: The National Brexit: Scotland snubbed in key talks as Northern Ireland has say THE UK Government has not invited Holyrood ministers to participate in post-Brexit talks, despite the Northern Ireland executive being given a seat at the table, it has been confirmed. Read the full article:: The National Brexit: Scotland snubbed in key talks as Northern Ireland has say

Question Time audience ignored the real issues

Source:: The National Question Time audience ignored the real issues I WATCHED Alyn Smith on Question Time last week and I totally agree with his analysis of the programme in his article in yesterday’s paper (Question Time taught me England is another planet, January 22). Read the full article:: The National Question Time audience ignored the real issues

MPs vote down Brexit Bill amendment calling for devolution assurances

Source:: The National MPs vote down Brexit Bill amendment calling for devolution assurances MPs have rejected a Lords amendment to the Brexit Withdrawal Bill which backed calls to give reassurance to Scotland and Wales on devolution powers. Read the full article:: The National MPs vote down Brexit Bill amendment calling for devolution assurances

MPs reject protection of child refugee rights in Brexit Bill

Source:: The National MPs reject protection of child refugee rights in Brexit Bill MPs have voted down a Lords amendment which sought to protect the rights of child refugees to be reunited with their families in the UK after Brexit. Read the full article:: The National MPs reject protection of child refugee rights in Brexit Bill

DIY referendum is not SNP policy – but they may have no choice

Source:: The National DIY referendum is not SNP policy – but they may have no choice MICHAEL Fry as always presents a robust case for his view, but Tuesday’s piece (This is why a ‘DIY’ indyref2 won’t be able to deliver our independence, January 21) errs in a number of regards. Read the full article:: The National DIY referendum is not SNP policy – but they may have no choice

Jess Phillips endorses Ian Murray for Labour deputy leader

Source:: The National Jess Phillips endorses Ian Murray for Labour deputy leader JESS Phillips has endorsed Ian Murray as he bids to become Labour’s new deputy leader. Read the full article:: The National Jess Phillips endorses Ian Murray for Labour deputy leader

Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland redefining what it is to be successful nation

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland redefining what it is to be successful nation SCOTLAND is redefining what it means to be a successful nation by focusing on the wellbeing of its people as well as economic growth, Nicola Sturgeon has said. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland redefining what it is to be successful nation

WATCH: Blackford warns of 'unprecedented attack' on devolution

Source:: The National WATCH: Blackford warns of ‘unprecedented attack’ on devolution DEVOLUTION in Scotland is coming under “unprecedented attack”, Ian Blackford warned as he clashed with the Prime Minister over Brexit and a second Scottish independence referendum. Read the full article:: The National WATCH: Blackford warns of ‘unprecedented attack’ on devolution

Lisa Nandy makes it through to final ballot for Labour leadership

Source:: The National Lisa Nandy makes it through to final ballot for Labour leadership LISA Nandy has become the second candidate to make it onto the final ballot in the Labour leadership contest. Read the full article:: The National Lisa Nandy makes it through to final ballot for Labour leadership

It’s just as well we are not involved in the Brexit discussions

Source:: The National It’s just as well we are not involved in the Brexit discussions UNLIKE Mike Russell I do not see any advantage, at this point of transition to Brexit implementation, in continuing the bemoan the UK Government’s continuing refusal to engage in meaningful discussion with Holyrood. It may, in his judgement, serve to increase a sense of grievance and thus to further the cause of independence, but it could equally lead to a sense of helplessness or even despair in the absence of any alternative course of action. Better, surely, to face up… Read the full […]

Donations from Glasgow march will finance AUOB and SIF projects

Source:: The National Donations from Glasgow march will finance AUOB and SIF projects TWO important organisations in the Yes movement benefitted from the generosity of those who attended the emergency march for independence in Glasgow earlier this month. Read the full article:: The National Donations from Glasgow march will finance AUOB and SIF projects

Saor Alba Pipes and Drums to lead March for Freedom in Inverness

Source:: The National Saor Alba Pipes and Drums to lead March for Freedom in Inverness THE organisers of this weekend’s Freedom March in Inverness have received a substantial boost with the news that the Yes movement’s very own pipe band, Saor Alba Pipes and Drums, will travel to the city on Saturday to lead the march. Read the full article:: The National Saor Alba Pipes and Drums to lead March for Freedom in Inverness