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25th August 2017

Private schools and councils are simply not charities

Private schools and councils are simply not charities Third Force News, by Susan Smith 23.08.17   The recommendation to strip private schools and council-run quasi charities of business rate reli…
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25th August 2017

The SENs: Friday 25th August 2017

Following a series of discussions and a survey amongst thematic SEN members, it was agreed that we would produce a series of ‘Senscot Briefings’ on activities or policy areas identified by…
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23rd August 2017

What Nicola was trying to say was “Let’s be bold enough to br…

What Nicola was trying to say was “Let’s be bold enough to bring back kindness” Nicola Hanssen is the General Manager of Paisley-based social enterprise ROAR: Connections for Life. &…
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23rd August 2017

Stephen Hawking blames Tory politicians for damaging NHS

Stephen Hawking blames Tory politicians for damaging NHS The Guardian, by Denis Campbell 19.08.17   Stephen Hawking has accused ministers of damaging the NHS, blaming the Conservatives in a passi…
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23rd August 2017

Stephen Hawking: I’m worried about the future of the NHS

Stephen Hawking: I’m worried about the future of the NHS BBC News, by Nick Triggle 19.08.17   Stephen Hawking has said he is worried about the future of the NHS, in a speech critical of gov…
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23rd August 2017

New campaign to screen Scotland’s top international footbal…

New campaign to screen Scotland's top international football matches free on TV Herald Scotland, by Andrew Whitaker 20.08.17   The UK's sport minister is under pressure to ensure that all of Scot…
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23rd August 2017

Private schools and Aleos to lose charitable tax breaks

Private schools and Aleos to lose charitable tax breaks Third Force News, by Robert Armour  22.08.17   Third sector hails move to retain business rates relief for genuine charities while rem…
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23rd August 2017

Autumn by Karl Ove Knausgaard – review

Autumn by Karl Ove Knausgaard – review The Guardian, by Stuart Evers 23.08.17   At the beginning of A Death in the Family – the first volume in Karl Ove Knausgaard’s internation…
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23rd August 2017

Labour will transform Scotland

Labour will transform Scotland Sunday Mail, by Jeremy Corbyn 20.08.17   Scotland is a great country, but its people are being held back. Too many are barely getting by, without the chance to live…
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23rd August 2017

A stupid gamble on evil machines

A stupid gamble on evil machines The Guardian, by Victoria Coren Mitchell 20.08.17   The government’s failure to clamp down on fixed-odds betting terminals must be down to stupidity or corr…
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23rd August 2017

Wasted votes, hyper-marginals and disillusion: reform group issue…

Wasted votes, hyper-marginals and disillusion: reform group issues damning report on election 2017 The Conversation, by Ben Williams 21.08.17   A report by the Electoral Reform Society claims tha…
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23rd August 2017

Editorial: Despite reports elsewhere, Skye welcomes visitors!

Editorial: Despite reports elsewhere, Skye welcomes visitors! West Highland Free Press, by Keith MacKenzie 17.08.17   The national media frenzy which has occurred around “overcrowded Skye&r…