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Labour and Tory bigwigs say 'don't vote tactically', but something's stirring in the political undergrowth

Labour and Tory bigwigs say 'don't vote tactically', but something's stirring in the political undergrowth | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Grassroots supporters of the Union won't be dissuaded from taking a tactical approach to the general election
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Watchdog: SNP plan for super-database could create national ID number for every Scot

Watchdog: SNP plan for super-database could create national ID number for every Scot | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The UK's privacy watchdog has warned that plans to create a 'super ID database' may lead to the creation of a national identity number for every Scot by default.
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Nicola Sturgeon economic strategy 'ignores' new powers

Nicola Sturgeon economic strategy 'ignores' new powers | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The First Minister unveils a new long-term plan to increase Scotland's competitiveness but fails to spell out how she will use a swathe of new tax powers.
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Labour heart under attack in North Lanarkshire

Labour heart under attack in North Lanarkshire | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NORTH Lanarkshire has provided Labour with some of their big beasts past and present.
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Ukip vow to cut £8 billion of Scotland's funding - Scotsman

Ukip vow to cut £8 billion of Scotland's funding - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE UK Independence Party has laid out plans to slash £8 billion from Scottish funding to help balance the books in government.
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Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts - The Independent

Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts - The Independent | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Ukip is preparing a manifesto pledge to slash billions of pounds from Scotland’s budget to help to pay for tax cuts for English voters.
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Fears over Holyrood child abuse inquiry direction

Fears over Holyrood child abuse inquiry direction | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SURVIVORS have claimed a Scottish Government inquiry into historical child abuse cases appears to be moving away from holding to account those who were responsible for crimes against them.
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Surely if one starts with the concept of blame attribution, one also starts with the concept of guilt. In this country is it not the case that one is innocent until proven guilty.
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Salmond lashes out at Westminster leaders for 'tricking' voters

Salmond lashes out at Westminster leaders for 'tricking' voters | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The SNP leader said the No campaign’s last minute promise of more powers for Holyrood had swayed voters – but accused Westminster leaders of going back on their word.
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First Minister Sturgeon backs Police Scotland boss Sir Stephen House - BBC News

First Minister Sturgeon backs Police Scotland boss Sir Stephen House - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she has "full confidence" in police boss Sir Stephen House who has come under fire over stop-search figures.
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Outrage as it emerges Labour's proposed mansion tax will be 'covered by MPs expenses'

Outrage as it emerges Labour's proposed mansion tax will be 'covered by MPs expenses' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
FURY has erupted after it has been revealed MPs will NOT have to pay a proposed mansion tax.

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Peter A Bell's curator insight, February 26, 1:56 PM

Who is outraged by this stuff any more? It is no more than we expect from the corrupt British political system.

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Sunday Herald sees sales rise after backing independence - BBC News

Sunday Herald sees sales rise after backing independence - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Sunday Herald was the only Scottish-based newspaper to see a boost to its print sales last year, after backing independence.
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Why an SNP surge at Westminster could mean the end of Britain

Why an SNP surge at Westminster could mean the end of Britain | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Anyone seeking to understand the strength of the SNP should look to those parts of Scotland where the party is supposed to be weakest. At the last election, the nationalists…
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Andrew Whitaker: Scottish independence take two

Andrew Whitaker: Scottish independence take two | My Scotland | Scoop.it
COULD a Tory General Election win and an SNP landslide provoke a second referendum, asks Andrew Whitaker.
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SNP attacks Scottish Labour leader's tuition fees pledge

SNP attacks Scottish Labour leader's tuition fees pledge | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Jim Murphy, who backed fees policy under Tony Blair, accused of hypocrisy for saying Labour would keep university tuition free in Scotland Jim Murphy has been accused of “shameless hypocrisy” after he announced that university tuition would remain...
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Murphy: I'm not a 'Westminster politician' | PoliticsHome.com

Murphy: I'm not a 'Westminster politician' | PoliticsHome.com | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy has strongly denied that he is a “Westminster politician”.
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Public services could face the axe in Scotland

Public services could face the axe in Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The impact of years of austerity is now poised to hit home on local services across Scotland with many facing the axe or increased charges, a new report has warned.
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Huge drive to promote ‘Scotland’s Route 66’

Huge drive to promote ‘Scotland’s Route 66’ | My Scotland | Scoop.it
America has Route 66. Australia has the Great Ocean Road. But Scotland is launching its own bid to create an iconic road trail for visitors.
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Germany's far-right Pegida movement sets up in Scotland and plans anti-Islam march in Edinburgh

Germany's far-right Pegida movement sets up in Scotland and plans anti-Islam march in Edinburgh | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE first demonstration by the Scottish branch of Pegida, the far-right anti-Islam movement from Germany, is planned for Edinburg this month.
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Proclaimers star Charlie Reid said Thatcher's politics made him back Scottish independence

Proclaimers star Charlie Reid said Thatcher's politics made him back Scottish independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE singer, who was told the news of Thatcher’s death by the Record as he stepped off a flight to New York, said: “Her politics inspired me because I disagreed with her so much.
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12 actors who could play The Saint in ITV's new series - Digital Spy UK

12 actors who could play The Saint in ITV's new series - Digital Spy UK | My Scotland | Scoop.it
9 potential Saints - and 3 actors who've had a brush with Simon Templar before.
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I'm listening to The Saint on the radio right now. They are going to have to seriously look at how women are treated by Simon Templar. (ST)
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Jim Murphy reconfirms he will stand in May general election

Jim Murphy reconfirms he will stand in May general election | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Scottish Labour leader has come under pressure to clarify whether he intends to contest seat.
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Report warns of sectarian tensions in Scotland - Scotsman

Report warns of sectarian tensions in Scotland - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
At least two Irish centres in Scotland have been burned down in sectarian attacks, it was claimed.
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Nicola Sturgeon marks 100 days as FM

Nicola Sturgeon marks 100 days as FM | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon says she is proud of her achievements after 100 days as first minster but admits there is "much more to do".
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The National - The newspaper that supports an independent Scotland

The National - The newspaper that supports an independent Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
newest national daily newspaper and the only one that supports the idea of independence for Scotland
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Parties divided over how to avoid 'cash for access' scenario

Parties divided over how to avoid 'cash for access' scenario | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH parties are divided over how best to prevent the “cash for access” scandals that currently ...
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