THE Harry Potter novelist and comics guru Mark Millar lambasted the vile poison spouted by some SNP supporters online.
SHOAIB, the organiser of Asians for Independence, defected to Labour in disgust that so many SNP wanted a second term for David Cameron.
MARITIME UNION RMT today demanded a public inquiry into the privatisation of the NorthLink ferries contract in 2012 after the Shetland Times revealed that the public sector bid – tabled by CalMac, and thought to be cheaper than Serco who won the contract – was returned unopened.
STANDARDS of literacy in Scottish primary and secondary schools are falling, according to a worrying new survey.
Reading standards among eight and nine-year-olds in Scotland have fallen by 5% since 2012, a study has found.
THE SNP’s drive to improve literacy in schools lay in tatters last night after a survey revealed plummeting standards in reading and writing.
Official figures suggest that the SNP’s free tuition policy is backfiring on Scottish youngsters competing for a place at some of the most prestigious universities by attracting more students from the Continent.
At the 2007 Holyrood elections, the Scottish National party campaigned to “dump the debt” accrued by students at Scottish universities. It promised to service the existing loan debt for Scottish graduates “by meeting their annual loan repayments, re-introduce grants instead of loans and scrap the graduate endowment fee”.
The former First Minister issues a leaflet to voters in Gordon taking credit for pensioner policies introduced before he took power at Holyrood.
GLASGOW has £109 million less to invest in local services because of the Scottish Government, says GORDON MATHESON.
THE Scottish Government’s huge £444m underspend is an absurd waste of resource and opportunity, writes Brian Wilson.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon is warned that the ‘fresh blood’ nationalists expected to win Scottish seats could ‘run riot’ in Westminster
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SCOTLAND’S fire service will have to consider frontline cuts as it seeks to address a £50 million funding gap, it has emerged.
POLICE have launched a major fraud investigation after claims that 200 British workers at Scotland’s environment agency were sacked and replaced by cheaper staff from India and South America.
Protesters oppose NHS Lanarkshire’s decision to privatise hospital contracts.
The strains of the election campaign rose to the surface in the latest set-to between the Scottish party leaders.
A SECOND former ally of Nicola Sturgeon has claimed the grassroots of the SNP is prejudiced against ethnic monitories.
Scottish health boards are being asked to make up to £450m in savings over the next two years, a secret document leaked by a whistleblower shows
Another year and another cringing photo opportunity for First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, this time extolling her government’s free school meals policy for P1-P3 pupils while the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) heavily criticised her government for abandoning its commitment to maintain teacher numbers and lower class sizes.
NICOLA Sturgeon has appeared to back down on proposals for full fiscal autonomy for Scotland after days of criticism over a £7.6 billion black hole it would create in Scottish finances.
Spending levels on education and health have not kept pace with the funding commitments made by the UK Government for England and Wales. Continue reading “SNP spending on health and education hasn’t kept pace with UK”
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