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20th September 2017

Plummeting wages are bad news for the economy, as well as workers

Plummeting wages are bad news for the economy, as well as workers The Herald Scotland, by Iain MacWhirter 17.09.17   It's not often that Nicola Sturgeon and the Tory Scottish Secretary, David Mun…
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20th September 2017

Scottish Labour leadership: Anas Sarwar denies being ‘one o…

Scottish Labour leadership: Anas Sarwar denies being 'one of the few' BBC News 20.09.17   A candidate for the Scottish Labour leadership has denied being "one of the few" as he defended…
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20th September 2017

Historic high school to be turned into £14.5m flats

Historic high school to be turned into £14.5m flats Edinburgh News, by John-Paul Holden 14.05.2015   A £14.5 million bid to turn a historic high school into flats has been given the g…
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20th September 2017

Ministerial statement on homelessness

Ministerial statement on homelessness Scottish Government  19.09.17   Presiding Officer, thank you for the opportunity to set out our ambitious plans to tackle homelessness and rough sleepin…
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20th September 2017

Boosting the power of workers should be Corbyn’s priority – a…

Boosting the power of workers should be Corbyn’s priority – any MP not up for the challenge must go The Guardian, by Paul Mason 18.09.17   The building site where you have to slip the…
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19th September 2017

Tax derelict land to tackle housing crisis, finds Scottish Greens…

Tax derelict land to tackle housing crisis, finds Scottish Greens report Scottish Housing News 19.09.17   Giving local councils the power to tax the 20,000 football pitches’ worth of vacant…
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19th September 2017

New social security agency to create 1,500 jobs in Dundee and Gla…

New social security agency to create 1,500 jobs in Dundee and Glasgow BBC News 18.09.17   Scotland's new social security agency will have its headquarters in Dundee, the first minister has confir…
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19th September 2017

Schooling is not a private matter

Schooling is not a private matter The Herald Scotland, by Ian Bell 02.02.14   The school you choose for your children is your own affair.   The choice might depend on where you live or can a…
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19th September 2017

Putting a money worker in a GP practice led to £850,000 in benef…

Putting a money worker in a GP practice led to £850,000 in benefits being paid out Evening Times, by Caroline Wilson 18.09.17   People battling extreme poverty accessed £850,000 of be…
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19th September 2017

Advantages enjoyed by private schools simply cannot be justified

Advantages enjoyed by private schools simply cannot be justified The Herard Scotland, by Kevin McKenna 16.09.17   The pattern of unearned privilege at the heart of British life was laid bare in a…
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Senscot Bulletin
15th September 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 15.09.17

 Dear members and friends,   Just bought John Le Carre’s latest novel – ‘A Legacy of Spies’; the story references several characters from his previous books – i…
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15th September 2017

The SENs: Friday 15th September 2017

Date for the Diary: Booking forms are now available for our SE Conference at the Westerwood Hotel – on the 7th/8th December 2017. This year’s event – on the theme of Collaboration (t…