Westminster

Westminster

Live: Scottish questions

May 7, 2014

Asked about central banking after independence, Mr Carmichael reiterates that the Bank of England would not act as lender of last resort.

Westminster

Live: Scottish questions

May 7, 2014

Mr Mundell says the coalition government wont take any lectures from Labour on energy prices, which he says rose sharply when they were in power.

Westminster

Live: Scottish questions

May 7, 2014

Labour’s Shadow Scottish Secretary Margaret Curran asks why many of the “big six” energy companies have not passed on promised cost cuts to consumers.

Westminster

Live: Scottish questions

May 7, 2014

Labour’s John Robertson says energy costs must increase after independence, because of closure of coal power stations and opposition to nuclear power. Mr Mundell says “yes, they will go up”.

Westminster

Live: Scottish questions

May 7, 2014

Scottish affairs committee chairman Ian Davidson, Labour, says there is no reason why the Scottish Government shouldn’t refund those hit by Bedroom Tax last year.

Westminster

Live: Scottish questions

May 7, 2014

Scotland Office Minister David Mundell says he is meeting Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tomorrow and will pass on the comments.

Westminster

Live: Scottish questions

May 7, 2014

Labour MP Katy Clark asks about new powers in Scotland to cancel out the “bedroom tax”, and if UK ministers will ensure extra money gets to the tenants who need it.

Westminster

Live: Scottish questions

May 7, 2014

SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson asks why the NO campaign is described by its own supporters and “nasty” and that the prime minister is “toxic”?

Westminster

Live: Scottish questions

May 7, 2014

Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael says what matters to business is there bottom line and if they thought independence would be good for them then they would be lining up to support it.

Aberdeen

April 30, 2014

A90 Forth Road Bridge – High winds, All lanes restricted in both directions for up to 60 minutes http://t.co/fTjzj937As #TSIncident — Traffic Scotland (@trafficscotland) April 30, 2014

Aberdeen

April 30, 2014

An emergency weight restriction has been placed on a bridge near Kingussie following inspection. Highland Council said the B970 Ruthven Bridge will be restricted to vehicles under three tonnes.

Westminster

April 30, 2014

A senior UK Government minister has vowed to keep campaigning against plans to instal average speed cameras on the A9.

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