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UK Government accused of "pure political expediency" over delay in publishing air pollution plan

Glasgow City Pollution in Hope Street, Renfield Street and Union Street. ....Pictured : Hope Street.

The UK Government has been accused of "pure political expediency" in seeking to delay publishing plans to tackle air pollution until after the general election.

8:07pm Monday 24 April 2017

ITV to host pre-election debate amid calls for 'frit' May to be empty chaired

ITV to host pre-election debate amid calls for 'frit' May to be empty chaired

ITV has confirmed it will host a leaders' debate during the general election campaign, despite Theresa May's insistence that she will not take part.

3:54pm Wednesday 19 April 2017

David Coburn: Ukip needed to make Theresa May walk the plank on Brexit

David Coburn: Ukip needed to make Theresa May walk the plank on Brexit

Ukip MEP David Coburn has said the House of Commons needs MPs from his party to ensure the Prime Minister "walks the plank" on Brexit.

5:24pm Thursday 20 April 2017

Suspended Nationalist MPs would get pay-offs if they stand in June

Nicola Sturgeon campaigns with Michelle Thomson in Edinburgh West, April 2015

TWO former SNP MPs suspended over police inquiries would get thousands of pounds in goodbye payments if they stood for as Independents in June and lost, it has emerged.

11:13am Thursday 20 April 2017

Labour MPs praise Cooper as they look for leadership contenders

Yvette Cooper

Labour MPs have praised Yvette Cooper for a full-throated attack on Theresa May as they start to cast around for future party leadership contenders.

7:41pm Wednesday 19 April 2017

MPs clear way for general election on June 8

MPs clear way for general election on June 8

Britain will go to the polls on June 8, after MPs cleared the way for an early general election.

3:05pm Wednesday 19 April 2017

Tories, riding high in opinion polls, looking to secure landslide victory against weak and divided Labour

Brexit election: Davis insists snap poll is about getting a "mandate from the British people to deliver an outcome"

THERESA May’s Tories enter the General Election fray, riding high in the opinion polls and confident of returning with an overwhelming Commons majority, possibly in the three figures; at present it is just 17.

12:03am Wednesday 19 April 2017

Letters Special: First Minister has demonstrated her political acumen

BATTLE OF WITS: Prime Minister Theresa May and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at their meeting last year in Bute House in Edinburgh. Picture: Andrew Milligan /PA Wire

UNFORTUNATELY, Dr Gerald Edwards (Letters, April 21) has allowed himself to come into the chicken and egg cycle at the wrong point – it was the political guile of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon that caught Prime Minister Theresa May on the hop, not…

12:07am Monday 24 April 2017

Kate Devlin: May's MPs fear complacent Conservatives

Kate Devlin

The American academic and pollster Larry J. Sabato famously said “every election is determined by the people who show up”.

12:09am Saturday 22 April 2017

Sturgeon refuses to rule out SNP-Tory council coalitions

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon during a visit to Wester Hailes in Edinburgh as part of the launch of the party's local government election manifesto. PA

NICOLA Sturgeon has refused to rule out helping the Conservatives run Scotland’s councils, despite urging people to vote SNP to stop the Tories getting their hands on public services.

4:01pm Friday 21 April 2017
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