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Darling warned Cameron not to pursue EVEL following Scottish vote

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The former chancellor warned that whilst the issue of Scottish MPs voting rights on English-only matters needed to be addressed, to link it with further powers to Holyrood risked putting the SNP back into the ascendency.

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The challenges facing Jim Murphy are immense

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The new Scottish Labour leader will need to show Scottish voters that the party north of the border is able to think independently.

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Surge in Scottish Green membership

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Membership of the Scottish Green Party has seen a staggering increase of over 600 per cent since January.

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Why Alex Salmond will win Gordon next year

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All recent polling suggests a return to Westminster for the former first minister.

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Autumn statement pulls the rug from under the SNP

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The chancellor’s statement has for once given Westminster the upper hand over Holyrood.

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Nicola Sturgeon’s first day: what the papers are saying

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As Nicola Sturgeon awakes to her first full day in office as Scotland’s first minister, she will not be short of advice from commentators in the Scottish press.

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Another day, another grim Scotland poll for Miliband

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Labour are set to lose all but five of their 40 Scottish MPs in the General Election, making it all but impossible to oust David Cameron from Downing Street, according to a new poll.

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Another dramatic poll in Scotland heaps pressure on Labour

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Membership surge raises the prospect of SNP becoming the third biggest party in UK-wide politics.

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Labour’s Scottish woes continue

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TweetPolls show SNP is ahead with voters Just days after IPSOS Mori’s poll for STV pointed to near melt down for Scottish Labour in next year’s General Election, the news just gets worse for Labour north of the border. According to new polling released again by Ipsos Mori for STV, 57 per cent of those certain […]

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SNP most trusted to deliver for Scotland – Labour’s problems mount up

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In Glasgow, 40 per cent trusted the SNP most compared to 16 per cent who said Labour.

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