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Bulletin Articles
30th August 2017

Theresa May under pressure as Labour makes U-turn on single marke…

Theresa May under pressure as Labour makes U-turn on single market The Financial Times, by George Parker 27.08.17   Theresa May is facing renewed pressure from her own party over Brexit after Lab…
Bulletin Articles
30th August 2017

Kezia Dugdale quits as Scottish Labour leader

Kezia Dugdale quits as Scottish Labour leader BBC News 29.08.17 Kezia Dugdale has resigned as leader of Scottish Labour, saying it is time to "pass on the baton" to someone else. The Lothian…
Bulletin Articles
30th August 2017

Insight: Queensferry’s last ferryman can’t wait for new cross

Insight: Queensferry’s last ferryman can’t wait for new crossing The Scotsman, by Chris McCall 26.08.17    Stephen Reid will complete a remarkable set when he joins thousands o…
Bulletin Articles
29th August 2017

Mental health care strategy allocated £300m over five years

Mental health care strategy allocated £300m over five years The Herald 30.03.17   More than £300 million of Scottish Government cash will be invested in improving mental health care o…
Bulletin Articles
29th August 2017

School counselling support ‘patchy’

School counselling support 'patchy' BBC, by Marc Ellison 28.08.17   More than 250,000 children in Scotland have no access to school-based counselling services, a BBC investigation has discovered.…
Bulletin Articles
29th August 2017

Who Owns the Internet?

Who Owns the Internet? The New Yorker, by Elizabeth Kolbert 28.08.17   What Big Tech’s monopoly powers mean for our culture.  On the night of November 7, 1876, Rutherford B. Hayes&rs…
Bulletin Articles
29th August 2017

The SIC can be good for the Yes movement … but it needs to …

The SIC can be good for the Yes movement ... but it needs to get professional and forget about policy The National, by George Kerevan 28.08.17   CONSIDER: the SNP lost 480,000 votes between the t…
Bulletin Articles
29th August 2017

Maybe Trump is a kind of cry for help from the Earth, a human fla…

Maybe Trump is a kind of cry for help from the Earth, a human flare The Observer, by Frankie Boyle 27.08.17   The US president’s digital outbursts increasingly read like he’s building…
Bulletin Articles
29th August 2017

Sports centres will close if rates clampdown on council run chari…

Sports centres will close if rates clampdown on council run charities goes ahead Third Force News, by Robert Armour 25.08.17   Making council run charities pay business rates will force them to c…
Bulletin Articles
29th August 2017

Private schools attack moves to make them pay £5m in business ra…

Private schools attack moves to make them pay £5m in business rates The Herald, by Andrew Denholm 23.08.17   Private schools have criticised controversial proposals which would leave them w…
Bulletin Articles
29th August 2017

John Pearce Memorial Lecture 2017

John Pearce Memorial Lecture 2017 The Wise Group June 2017   Are social enterprises in Scotland fit and agile enough to face the challenges of the future?   Laurie Russell has spent 40 years…
Senscot Bulletin
25th August 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 25.08.17

Dear members and friends,There’s a wasps’ nest in the roof space of my cottage – but not the aggressive type – a docile, dozy strain; during each day about six of them appear…