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Hard Up Falkirk Council Snub Transport Funding Agency

A transport agency that has paid Falkirk Council millions of pounds over the years has been snubbed by Falkirk Council’s Labour / Tory alliance. South East  Scotland Transport Partnership (SEStran)  has helped pay for projects such as the new car … Continue reading

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A NO Vote Means An End To The Scottish International Football Side Says Tory MP

On the day that Team Scotland surpassed its previous best haul of medals  won at the superbly organised and hugely successful Glasgow Commonwealth Games  an influential English based Tory MP has called for a parliamentary debate into the prospect of the … Continue reading

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Crisis In English NHS A Warning Of The Cost Of A No Vote

Today’s revelations of the crisis in the health service south of the border confirm that only a Yes vote can save Scotland’s NHS from the disastrous impact of Westminster’s cuts and privatisation agenda. An investigation reported in today’s edition of … Continue reading

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The Figures The No Campaign Don’t Want You To See

Scottish wealth per head is over £2,300 higher than the UK as a whole and outstrips major economies such as France, Japan and Italy, according to recently released figures. These are the facts the No Campaign seek to supress as they … Continue reading

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Depute First Minister Nicola Sturgeon To Answer Referendum Questions In Grangemouth

News that Scotland’s Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, is to preside over a referendum question and answer session in Grangemouth Town Hall has been welcomed by pro-independence activists.

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Trade union Legends Line up to Support Yes Campaign

A senior SNP Councillor and trade unionist has welcomed the news that seven of the surviving leaders of the famous UCS work in on the Clyde from 1971 are supporting a YES vote in September’s independence referendum.

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Labour Leader’s Boost to Yes Campaign

Proof that there is little, if anything, between Labour and the Tory Party policywise came with the news that the Labour leadership has seen off a grassroots attempt to reject austerity measures if Ed Miliband wins the 2015 election.

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Falkirk Provost Rules Council Staff Not Significant Enough To Discuss

A group of 16 mainly young council staff employed on what is to all intents and  purposes zero hours contracts were described as “not significant enough” to warrant a debate at the full meeting off Falkirk Council held on 25 … Continue reading

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The Falkirk Council Scrutiny Committee With Nothing To Scrutinise

Proof that the current structure of decision making in Falkirk Council is not working is highlighted by the agenda of the authority’s only scrutiny committee held n 12 June. The agenda contained only two reports, one on Police Scotland and … Continue reading

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Blow For No Campaign On The Day Labour Deputy Leader Comes To Falkirk

The Tory funded Better Together campaign came back to Falkirk as one of Labour celebrities rolled into town. Last seen when Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland, Douglas Alexander visited the town five weeks ago a posse of Labour Councillors … Continue reading

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