Deidre Brock 728×90
Airlink 728×90
Musselburgh NYD 2018
Deidre Brock 728×90
Airlink 728×90
Tag archive for ‘unemployment’
Airlink 300×250
Deidre Brock 336×280
Airlink 336×280
By John Knox On Friday, January 20th, 2017
0 Comments

Letter from Scotland

Tam flees the witches – painting by Alexander Goudie courtesy of South Ayrshire Council We are indeed being chased by demons. Alexander Goudie’s wonderful series of 54 paintings inspired by Burns’ “Tam More...

By John Knox On Saturday, August 20th, 2016
0 Comments

Letter from Scotland

They’re back ! On just about the hottest, driest, sunniest day of the summer, Scotland’s 680,000 pupils made their way back to school this week. The long holidays are over – six or seven weeks of glorious More...

By John Knox On Saturday, October 17th, 2015
0 Comments

Letter from Scotland

The Conference of the Birds – illustration from the 12th century Persian poem. We are now into our political conference season which, like the Scottish harvest, comes a few weeks later than the UK conference More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
0 Comments

Reduction in unemployment in Edinburgh West down to LibDems says local MP

Crockart Welcomes Fall in Unemployment in Edinburgh West Edinburgh’s Liberal Democrat MP, Mike Crockart, has welcomed today’s employment figures and said they demonstrate the importance of sharing economic progress More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
0 Comments

Edinburgh MP blames UK government for youth unemployment

With youth unemployment in Edinburgh up 272% a local MP claims young people are still paying the price for this Government’s economic failure. Commenting on today’s unemployment statistics, Edinburgh East MP More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 6th, 2011
0 Comments

Standard Life take part in the Edinburgh Guarantee

Standard Life has teamed up with the Council, through the Edinburgh Guarantee programme, to provide up to 12 paid work placements for young people.  The company is the first to contribute to the ‘Edinburgh More...

By admin On Friday, November 18th, 2011
0 Comments

Edinburgh MP wants VAT cut

Mark Lazarowicz, MP for Edinburgh North and Leith, has been highlighting the campaign to cut VAT on building repairs and maintenance to 5% with a visit to a local architect’s practice in Stockbridge this week. More...

By admin On Friday, June 17th, 2011
0 Comments

Scottish unemployment falls

Finance and Employment Secretary John Swinney this week welcomed a further fall in Scottish unemployment as new figures showed unemployment in Scotland declined by 10,000 over the three-month period February-April More...

By admin On Friday, January 21st, 2011
1 Comment

Edinburgh MP calls for action on youth unemployment

Mark Lazarowicz, MP for Edinburgh North and Leith, has joined with Gordon Brown in calling for action by the UK Government to tackle the worrying rise in youth unemployment so as to ensure that young people don’t More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 19th, 2011
1 Comment

Unemployment in Scotland falling

The Scottish Government’s robust action to protect recovery, support jobs and stimulate economic growth is delivering real results for Scotland according to Finance Secretary, John Swinney, today. Mr Swinney More...

Airlink 336×280
Airlink 300×250
Deidre Brock 336×280
Musselburgh NYD 2018