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Challenge to get people back to work

Figures released by the Scottish Parliament point to radically different job markets in West Lothian’s two Scottish Parliamentary constituencies. The Almond Valley constituency of Angela...

Letter from Scotland

We are indeed being chased by demons. Alexander Goudie’s wonderful series of 54 paintings inspired by Burns’ “Tam O’ Shanter” have gone on rare...

Letter from Scotland

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...

Letter from Scotland

We are now into our political conference season which, like the Scottish harvest, comes a few weeks later than the UK conference season. But...

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

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...
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