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Scotland’s minimum alcohol pricing – an ill conceived proposal?

Scotland’s minimum alcohol pricing – an ill conceived proposal?

Eddie McGarrity November 15, 2017 0

In a landmark victory for the SNP, the Supreme Court has ruled that their Government in Holyrood can set a minimum price for alcohol, in spite of a persistent challenge from the Scotch Whisky

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Opinion: The SNP are embarrassing Scotland

Opinion: The SNP are embarrassing Scotland

Eddie McGarrity November 14, 2017 1

Robert Burns, Scotland’s bard, wrote in the Scots language: “O wad some Power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us!” In “To a Louse”, Burns wished the gift of looking

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The SNP’s taxation proposals prove they’re not a left-wing party

The SNP’s taxation proposals prove they’re not a left-wing party

Eddie McGarrity November 6, 2017 0

Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s First Minister, has said there are “tough questions” around taxation in Scotland. In a discussion paper launched at Holyrood on 2 November 2017, Sturgeon and her Finance Secretary Derek Mackay believe

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