No Deal Hinders Scotland’s Economy

By Scott McLeod A no-deal Brexit would be damaging to Scotland’s economy and public finances, a Holyrood committee has warned. In a unanimous, cross-party report, the Finance and Constitution Committee said the UK leaving the EU without a deal is not in Scotland’s national interest. https://www.parliament.scot/S5_Finance/Reports/Budget_Report_201920_-_FINAL.pdf The report warns Scotland’s finances are exposed to volatility and risk through the operation of the fiscal framework – … Continue reading No Deal Hinders Scotland’s Economy

SNP member teacher blasts the Scottish Government’s record on education

By Jack Ewing   In a letter to the First Minister, published in the Scottish Education Journal, a teacher from Fife criticised the Scottish government saying that he saw ‘little evidence’ of education being a top priority for the government. Dean Scott, from Fife, said the government was using education as a ‘bargaining chip’ and for ‘political point scoring’. Scott, who is an SNP member, … Continue reading SNP member teacher blasts the Scottish Government’s record on education

BREXIT PANDEMONIUM: WHAT DO THE PEOPLE THINK?

by Myrren Porter Across Scotland people have been giving their thoughts and reactions following Theresa May’s historic defeat last night in the Commons over her Brexit deal. Senior ministers have insisted that Theresa May is committed to reaching out across party lines to build a Brexit consensus following the crushing defeat of her plan for leaving the EU.  Labour, however, claim that she has had … Continue reading BREXIT PANDEMONIUM: WHAT DO THE PEOPLE THINK?