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Fishing in Scotland: Open Letter

6 Apr 18

We’ve got a chance to protect Scotland’s fishing industry – but we have to act fast. After Brexit, powers over fishing could come to Holyrood. [1] But under a new law that the UK Government’s pushing through, that control would go straight to Westminster. [2]...

68% of Scots don’t want Trump’s new golf course

1 Feb 18

More than two-thirds of Scots want Donald Trump to be stopped from  building a second golf course near Aberdeen according to a poll commissioned by 38 Degrees. Polling carried out by Survation for the campaign organisation found that, of those who expressed an opinion 68%...

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Scotland’s NHS

25 Jan 18

Scotland’s NHS needs our help. New figures show that in one week this year almost 1,500 Scots were forced to wait more than 8 hours – and some as many as 12 hours – to be treated in A&E departments. [1] That’s just not good...

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Scottish tax: loophole petition

25 Jan 18

This is awkward. The Scottish government are about to hand some of the highest earners in the country a tax cut – by mistake. [1] Their current budget plans include an accidental loophole that gives a £90 million tax cut to people earning between £43,000...

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Scotland’s tax

16 Jan 18

A Budget loophole could mean the Scottish government are about to give some of the highest earners in the country a tax cut – by mistake. [1] Just before Christmas, the Scottish government announced bold changes to income tax – and 38 Degrees members helped...

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Coul Golf Course

1 Dec 17

More than 50 acres of unspoilt Scottish coast are under threat from a planned golf course. [1] As we’ve learned from Donald Trump, golf courses can devastate our natural heritage. [2] Locals and wildlife experts and even the National Trust for Scotland have already spoken...