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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has called on David Cameron to make immediate tax changes to protect Scotland’s vital oil and gas sector.

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Smith Proposals ‘Fall Short’ of Aspirations of Third Sector

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‘Out of Step’ With The people of Scotland

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It has been revealed 28 Scottish Labour MPs voted with the UK government for £75billion of cuts and tax rises.

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Two leading Aberdeen energy academics have backed the Scottish Government’s proposals for changes to the oil and gas taxation regime and praised the government’s leadership on the issue.

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Oil expert Sir Ian Wood is calling for the UK Government to look at reducing taxes for the North Sea in the next three weeks, a 10 per cent tax cut will give confidence to the industry.

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Commenting on the news Labour, Lib Dem and UKIP leaders have jointly written to broadcasters to press ahead with general election TV debates even if David Cameron refuses to take part - but excluding the SNP, Plaid Cymru and the Greens - SNP Deputy Leader Stewart Hosie MP said:

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Recovery Cannot be on The Backs of The Poor

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The Scottish National Party has called on Labour to change their position on fracking under homes. The call comes as the UK Infrastructure Bill – which will remove householders rights to object to drilling under their homes - is to be discussed in the Public Bill Committee.

Jan 13, 2015 | Read More ›

Bloated Chamber is Now Beyond Reform

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