Tag Archives: Johann Lamont

Johann Lamont: SNP need to ‘grow up’

Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont has called on SNP backbenchers at Holyrood to grow up and stop sucking up to the Scottish government.

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Lamont’s ‘bring in tuition fees’ speech – “Tory blue” or “asking pertinent questions”?

Scottish Labour Johann Lamont leader said Scotland may need to look again at its policy of free university tuition.

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Sir Alex accuses Alex Salmond of trying to “silence” non-resident Scots

Sir Alex Ferguson has accused SNP leader Alex Salmond of trying to “silence” the 800,000 Scots living in the rest of the United Kingdom.

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NHS on ‘amber alert’ in Scotland – is the same true for trust in Salmond?

With yet another question about the honesty of the SNP, just how accountable, really, is Alex Salmond?

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McLeish v Lamont: Ghost of Scottish Labour past gives leader a Halloween fright

Ed Jacobs reports on the latest wranglings in Scottish Labour as former leader Alex McLeish delivers a Halloween fright to current boss Johann Lamont.

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Lab 2012: Lamont and Jones stand their ground

Johann Lamont and Carwyn Jones maintained their opposing positions on universality and “freebies” in speeches to the Labour Party Conference in Manchester.

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Lamont questions future of universal freebies – mature politics or political suicide?

Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont this week gave a speech challenging the orthodoxies of Scottish politics, threatening an end to some universal benefits.

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Lamont teams up with Treasury to reel in Salmond

It has been an unfortunate week for Alex Salmond, who was reprimanded by both the Scottish Labour Party and the Treasury in the space of 24 hours.

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Scottish Labour leader: “I want the referendum to be held as quickly as possible”

Johann Lamont MSP, leader of The Scottish Labour Party, calls on Alex Salmond to have the debate on independence now, and to have the referendum.

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Preview 2012 – Scotland

Left Foot Forward’s Ed Jacobs looks ahead to the political situation in Scotland in 2012.

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