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SNP introduce young carers’ allowance

At Holyrood Scottish Greens Social Security Spokesperson Alison Johnstone MSP welcomed the forthcoming introduction of the policy for a Young Carer Grant announced this afternoon during the First Minister’s Programme for Government.This afternoon the...

Lothians MSP was part of delegation to Bavaria

Lothian MSP Gordon Lindhurst has told us about the recent visit made by MSPs to Bavaria. Lindhurst was part of a delegation of three Convener MSPs who accompanied the Presiding Officer Ken Macintosh to Germany following...

Liberal Democrats launch their Scottish manifesto

Proving that if you want something done you have to do it yourself, the leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie, got hold of his paints yesterday and painted his own logo.It was...

#GE2017 Alex Salmond out campaigning with Joanna Cherry in Edinburgh South West

Earlier today in Broomhouse The Rt Hon Alex Salmond had lunch at the Broomhouse Centre with Joanna Cherry QC who is standing for re-election in the Edinburgh South West constituency. The main reason for having lunch...

#GE2017 Gordon Brown visits Edinburgh

The Rt Hon Gordon Brown, former Chancellor and Prime Minister, stopped off in Liberton this evening to address some 250 -300 Labour party members in the school hall at Liberton High School.And his speech...

#GE2017 Fireside chat with Tommy Sheppard MP for Edinburgh East

It was just a short time ago that we interviewed Tommy Sheppard MP about his chances of becoming an MP to represent Edinburgh East. He then went on to make a barnstormer of a...

Green candidate wants everyone to have a decent home

Mary Campbell is Green candidate for Portobello-Craigmillar. She believes that everyone deserves a decent home. She writes: "In the Portobello and Craigmillar ward, housing is a big issue. Throughout our area people are struggling to make...


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