Scottish Government

Lord Adonis resigns: ‘Brexit is nationalist spasm worthy of Trump’

Theresa May’s infrastructure chief has quit and delivered a scathing attack on the Prime Minister’s handling of Brexit. Anti-Brexit Labour peer Lord Adonis resigned as chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission, claiming Mrs May had sided with Ukip and the “Tor...

PMQs: Theresa May is ‘in office not in power’, claim SNP

Theresa May must recognise that remaining in the single market and customs union would “resolve” the Irish border question and protect jobs, the SNP have claimed. The party’s Westminster leader Ian Blackford said leaving the blocs would “devastate our economy and cos...

Scotland's Sturgeon sees no reason not to get special Brexit deal like Northern Ireland - World | The Star Online

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - An agreement to keep Northern Ireland in "regulatory alignment" with the Europen Union after Brexit could be replicated in other parts of the UK, Nicola Sturgeon, the head of Scotland's devolved pro-independence government, said on Monday.Earlier, Irish gove...

Scotland to seek Northern Ireland-style Brexit deal

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon and Stephen Gethins | Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images Scotland to seek Northern Ireland-style Brexit deal Stephen Gethins said Scotland would seek ‘similar arrangements’ to any special de...

Scotland's Sturgeon sees no reason not to get special Brexit deal...

EDINBURGH, Dec 4 (Reuters) - An agreement to keep Northern Ireland in "regulatory alignment" with the Europen Union after Brexit could be replicated in other parts of the UK, Nicola Sturgeon, the...

Sturgeon told to scrap income tax plans as Scots miss out on budget cuts

Nicola Sturgeon is facing calls to ditch the prospect of income tax rises in Scotland after the Chancellor unveiled a £2 billion funding package for Holyrood in the coming years. The commit...

Budget 2017: Scotland handed an extra £2billion by Hammond to boost country's economy

GETTYChancellor philip hammond handed Scotland an extra £2bn for construction projectsThe windfall saw First Minister Nicola Sturgeon face immediate calls to drop any tax hikes.The extra cash fo...

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Budget is a test of Scots Tory pledge

If you’re looking for relief from the bumper-to-bumper political drama, then you should make the time to tune into tomorrow’s Budget. Faced with uncertain prospects and an unsinkable def...

Ex- Splash! contestant Penny Mordaunt made new aid secretary after Patel quits

PENNY Mordaunt has been announced as the new International Development Secretary after Priti Patel’s resignation over her secret Israeli meetings. The former work and pensions minister had been...

Ruth Davidson to use new political muscle to press for lucrative City Deals

THE Scottish Conservative leadership is using its increased political muscle at Westminster to privately put pressure on Philip Hammond to use his November 22 Budget to “deliver for Scotland”...

Scottish Tories targeting budget gains to prove their MPs’ power

Scotland is set for new investment directly from the UK Government in next month’s budget following lobbying from Scottish Conservative MPs, party sources have said. The group of 13 MPs is...

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