The inside track
First Minister, Alex Salmond, has turned up the heat on Chancellor George Osborne, describing him as a ‘downgraded Chancellor without a remaining shred of credibility.’
First Minister Alex Salmond addressed the Princeton University symposium on The Wealth and Wellbeing of Nations during Scotland Week.
Prime Minister out of touch with Scotland
“We welcome this contribution to the debate on Scotland’s fiscal position, although the corrections issued perhaps indicate that the CPPR’s analysis is not yet finalised. ..
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP addresses SNP Spring Conference 2013 in Inverness.
Finance Secretary John Swinney's speech to Spring Conference 2013.
“By international standards Scotland is a wealthy and productive country."..
FM delivers his message to a packed hall at Eden Court in Inverness
The Scottish Independence Referendum Bill is the most important legislation to have been introduced since the Scottish Parliament was reconvened– not in itself, but what it enables Scotland to achieve with the powers of an independent country.
SNP MSP Bob Doris recognises the achievements of the missionary and explorer, Dr David Livingstone, and the bicentenary of his birth.
The latest Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS) statistics which came out on Wednesday show that in 2011-12, Scotland had a relative surplus compared to the rest of the UK of £4.4 billion – equivalent to £824 for every person living in Scotland.