Draft Guidance on Paying Scottish Rate of Income Tax The new Scottish Rate of Income Tax (SRIT), controlled by the Scottish Parliament, moved a step closer today when Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs published technical guidance on who will need to pay the new tax when it comes into effect from April 2016.
General Election 2015 – Prime Minister’s Speech Following the results of the 2015 general election, the Prime Minister David Cameron made a speech outside Downing Street.
5 Reasons Why Scotland is More Powerful as Part of the United Kingdom Scotland is set to become one of the world’s most powerful devolved administrations thanks to the draft legislation published by the UK Government today.
Smith Commission Report – Next Steps for Scotland An extensive package of new powers for the Scottish Parliament have been agreed.
Scottish council leaders expected to seek compensation for lost poll tax payments Scottish ministers and auditors adamant arrears should be recovered, following Alex Salmonds plan to ban pursuit of historical debts.
Scottish Tory leader refuses to rule out pact with SNP in hung parliament Ruth Davidson admits minority or coalition government is likely and tells fringe meeting the numbers do the talking on this.
David Cameron says Queen purred down line after Scotland no vote Sky News catches prime minister on camera appearing to breach convention of never revealing conversations with monarch.
SNP poised to become one of UKs largest political parties Scottish National party announces that membership has jumped 70% in four days, with more than 18,000 people joining.
Scottish referendum vote-rigging claims spark calls for recount Tens of thousands sign petitions wanting recount or fresh vote based on videos that purport to show evidence of electoral fraud.
Alex Salmond accuses UK party leaders of tricking Scotland into No vote Outgoing first minister says row between Cameron and Miliband shows devolution ‘vow’ was desperate bid to avert independence.