Thirteen of Scotland’s leading charities have appealed to the UK government to find new ways of reducing public spending ahead of £12 billion in additional cuts to the welfare bill in next week’s emergency budget.
Published 30 June 2015
The debate raged on at the CIH Scotland Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty and Renewables event, supported by Forster Energy, as to whether the carrot or the stick is best at lifting Scotland’s households out of fuel poverty.
Published 19 June 2015
The UK government is to reject an amendment to the Scotland Bill which calls for full fiscal autonomy north of the border, the Scottish secretary has confirmed.
Published 15 June 2015
The SNP has submitted an amendment to the Scotland Bill that will allow the Scottish Parliament to introduce full fiscal autonomy.
Published 11 June 2015
Government to make improving energy efficiency of Scotland’s homes a ‘National Infrastructure Priority’
Reducing energy bills and fighting fuel poverty will be at the heart of the Scottish Government’s efforts to tackle climate change as ministers announced a comprehensive new package of measures covering transport, environment and energy.
Published 10 June 2015
Legislation to bring new devolved powers to the Scottish Parliament took a significant step forward yesterday as it passed its first parliamentary hurdle without a vote.
Published 9 June 2015
Social justice secretary Alex Neil has called for an inter-governmental meeting to discuss the implications of a planned £12 billion welfare cut on powers contained in the new Scotland Bill.
Published 4 June 2015
CIH Scotland has expressed its concerns over the inclusion of the Scotland Bill in yesterday’s Queen’s Speech.
Published 28 May 2015