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Border tensions on the rise over health services

Coalition's NHS reforms stoke tension on Scottish border

NHS patients are facing a 'tartan curtain' caused by bickering health officials either side of the English-Scottish border.

Opinion Former Articles

  • NASUWT condemns Westminister's arrogant pensions imposition in Scotland

    Responding to reports that the Westminster Government is set to impose, without consultation, the direct link between the normal pension age and the state pension age on public sector workers in Scotland, despite the fact that responsibility for these matters is devolved to the Scottish Government, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the fastest growing teachers' union in Scotland and the largest in the UK, said this:

  • NASUWT: 'Gold Standard' education in Scotland in danger

    Commenting on the publication of the Scottish exam results, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the fastest growing teachers’ union in Scotland, said:

  • BASC welcomes fall in gun crime in Scotland

    The UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), joins Scotland’s Justice Secretary in welcoming the fact that recorded firearms offences in Scotland have more than halved since 2006/07.

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