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Although research reveals people who petition the Scottish Parliament find it a positive experience, the process is to be further strengthened through greater transparency and by asking the public directly what they want from ‘their committee’, according to a report by Holyrood's Public Petition

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Rory Alexander The City of Edinburgh Council has re-appointed Morton Fraser to provide its commercial, planning and property, litigation and employment legal services for the next two years, with the option to extend the contract for a further two.

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Roseanna Cunningham Fair Work Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has confirmed that a further memorandum on the UK government’s Trade Union Bill has been lodged with the Scottish Parliament.

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An man in the Czech Republic allegedly hid in a restaurant after it closed in order to have a private feast. He is accused of waiting until the staff had gone home and locked up for the night before feasting on six geese, three ducks, 13 pounds of goose fat and liver as well as a one-gallon jar of p

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A bill widely ridiculed for being tantamount to pointless has been recommended for review by a Holyrood committee. The Lobbying (Scotland) Bill in its current form could leave a “great deal” of important information unregistered, said a majority on the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointmen

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James Burns Clyde & Co has announced first half fee income for FY15/16 was £192 million, up 8 per cent from £178m in FY14/15. On a currency constant basis the firm said the increase would be closer to ten per cent. The figure does not include revenues from Simpson & Marwick, which ‎merge

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