Scotland Act

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David Cameron The Scotland Bill has completed its Parliamentary stages and received Royal Assent to become the Scotland Act 2016.

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The next Scottish Government faces a funding gap of more than £2 billion each year by 2020, with tax rises alone unlikely to eliminate spending and welfare cuts, a think tank has found. A new report from the Institute for Public Policy Research Scotland (IPPR Scotland) has analysed how new Scottish

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The Scottish Government should have a single department responsible for both new tax and welfare powers due to be devolved, according to Reform Scotland. With welfare expenditure currently divided between two departments, HMRC and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Reform Scotland believes

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Susan McPhee Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has urged Holyrood to use new powers to create a fairer welfare system after a poll revealed over a third of benefit claimants are ‘unable to get by’ on the income they receive.

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David Mundell New welfare legislation will bring about big changes for Scotland that can make a difference to the lives of people in Scotland, Scottish secretary David Mundell said yesterday.

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Nile Istephan The Scotland Bill has the potential to enable social landlords to support and transform tenants’ lives though sections of the it fail to meet the “spirit or substance” of the Smith Commission, according to the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in Scotland has called on Chancellor George Osborne to use his upcoming emergency budget to ensure stability and growth in the Scottish property sector. The organisation said the general election painted a clear picture of the Scottish political la

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CIH Scotland is seeking input from its members on how they think new powers in the Scotland Bill can improve social security in Scotland. The Scottish Parliament’s Welfare Reform Committee has launched a call for evidence on the practical implementation of powers relating to social security covere

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