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Cameron accepts 2014 vote on independence | Herald Scotland

Cameron accepts 2014 vote on independence | Herald Scotland | Scottish Political Issues | Scoop.it
DAVID Cameron last night publicly caved in on the date of the Scottish independence referendum, paving the way for Alex Salmond to get his wish for it to be held in the autumn of 2014.
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Message in a ballot - Scottish Labour's lurch to the right

Message in a ballot - Scottish Labour's lurch to the right | Scottish Political Issues | Scoop.it
Following the decisive victory for the SNP in the 2011 Scottish Parliamentary elections there was much talk of this signalling a "sea-change" in Scottish politics. Few would dispute this. But I'm not so sure that the nature of this ...
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The 'Great Debate' isn't just Unionist versus Nationalist

The 'Great Debate' isn't just Unionist versus Nationalist | Scottish Political Issues | Scoop.it
Cheeky with unionist politicians, resolutely Scottish and happy to write for an independence supporting news site (which happily pays NUJ rates to journalists.) Yip – guilty as charged m'lud. But does that mean I must be a ...
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MSPs support Scottish welfare changes - BBC News

MSPs support Scottish welfare changes - BBC News | Scottish Political Issues | Scoop.it
BBC NewsMSPs support Scottish welfare changesBBC NewsProposed new laws to "limit the impact" of UK-wide welfare reforms in Scotland should be passed, MSPs have said.
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Cameron & Sam's curator insight, February 6, 2014 11:04 AM

This article represents the political Category. It talks about changing the system for making it more beneficiary for their users. They want to remove certain taxes to allow gaining welfare less difficult.

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Scottish independence: Vote Yes to leave the Titanic - Scottish ...

Scottish independence: Vote Yes to leave the Titanic - Scottish ... | Scottish Political Issues | Scoop.it
The social and political violence this may likely bring to England, and the poverty-level living standards, are all things that Scotland can avoid. Quite simply by voting Yes. There might be hardship, there might be struggles, and ...
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Ireland, Scotland, Wales mull Euro 2020 bid - Boston Herald

The GuardianIreland, Scotland, Wales mull Euro 2020 bidBoston HeraldBy AP LONDON — Ireland, Scotland and Wales are considering mounting a joint bid to host the 2020 European Championship.
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Community hydro scheme approved

Community hydro scheme approved | Scottish Political Issues | Scoop.it
Plans for a community hydro scheme are given the green light by Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.
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