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13th December 2018

Jeremy Corbyn blasts ‘neoliberal’ EU as he calls for …

Politics Home, by Matt Foster  07.11.18 Jeremy Corbyn has blamed the "failed neoliberal policies" of the EU for the 2016 Brexit vote, as he vowed to push for "a different kind of Europe" after …
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12th December 2018

Social Bite sleep-out does good – but we need systemic change

The National, by Mike Small  09.11.18 The model of a mass sleep-out promises “four cities, one night, 12,000 people under the stars”. What’s not to like? The project has a tremendous a…
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Senscot Bulletin
7th December 2018

Senscot Bulletin: 07.12.18

Dear members and friends, In the early 1970s, while attending Powderhall greyhound track, one of the ‘bookies’ asked me to help Sandy, an old guy sleeping rough in Edinburgh; that involvement w…
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5th December 2018

Sir Ronald Cohen to the G20: Embrace the impact revolution

Impact Alpha, by Ronald Cohen 29.11.18 The existing social contract has expired – we need to draw up a new one. It’s time for a new financial model that values impact alongside risk and retur…
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5th December 2018

Poverty must be a priority for this Scottish Budget

Joseph Rowntree Foundation, by Emma Congreve 08.11.18 The Scottish Draft Budget will be published on the 12 December - it will be a key test of whether the Scottish Government puts tackling pover…
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5th December 2018

Taxation will be focal point of Scottish budget

Public Finance, by Kerry Lorimer 03.12.18 The Scottish Government’s draft budget this month will reveal not only the impact of an improving economic outlook on public finances but the extent of …
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5th December 2018

Obituary: Pilmar Smith

The Times 23.11.18 Gregarious former Hearts vice-chairman and boss of Lothian Buses who has a youth football cup named after him. Pilmar Smith loved the Labour Party almost as much as he loved …
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5th December 2018

Let’s be honest about what’s really driving Brexit: bigotry

The Guardian, by Matthew d'Ancona 02.12.18 Today, I shall go to the German embassy in London to sign the necessary forms so that my half-German sons may apply for dual citizenship. My father and o…