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Ruth Davidson: I would not be here without the NHS

Scotland’s NHS has fallen behind the UK in spending – that must be reversed, argues Ruth Davidson

Hugh Falconer, wrote to Nicola Sturgeon after the government breached the 12-week waiting time.

Man appeals to Nicola Sturgeon after year wait for NHS appointment

A patient in constant pain with benign, fatty tumours has finally been given an appointment – after 56 weeks.

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Paris Gourtsoyannis: Brexit dividend could cost May dear

£20bn boost for the NHS is buying Boris Johnson’s loyalty – and you’re paying, writes Paris Gourtsoyannis

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Theresa May tells SNP to spend £2bn on Scottish NHS

Theresa May tells SNP to spend £2bn on Scottish NHS

Theresa May has told the Scottish Government how it should spend an estimated £2bn windfall from increased funding for the NHS in England, saying devolved administrations should use the Barnett consequentials to "benefit the whole United Kingdom".
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Theresa May was speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show on Sunday

Calls for Theresa May to come clean over £20bn ‘Brexit dividend’

A £2 billion Barnett formula windfall for Scotland must be spent on the NHS, opposition parties have warned the SNP.

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Brian Monteith: Bringing Government down might play into May’s hands

Brian Monteith: Bringing Government down might play into May’s hands

With another High Noon this week, Theresa May might have only one course left to her, writes Brian Monteith

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Alex Salmond claims credit for SNP Commons walkout

Alex Salmond has claimed he came up with the idea for the SNP's dramatic Commons walkout this week.

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Spending on the NHS is set to rise. Picture: Getty

£2bn Barnett windfall for NHS as May set to loosen purse strings

Scotland’s NHS is in line for a windfall of up to £2 billion by the end of this Westminster Parliament under plans to boost health spending set to be unveiled by Theresa May.

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Gordon Brown: Independent Scotland brings ‘austerity until doomsday’

Scotland would face “austerity until doomsday” if the country became independent, former prime minister Gordon Brown has said.

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Nicola Sturgeon: Tories will pay ‘heavy price’ for Brexit bill row

The Conservatives will pay “a very, very heavy political price” for their handling of the Brexit bill, Scotland’s First Minister has told MSPs.

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Thousands to rally against Donald Trump in Edinburgh

Thousands of protestors are expected to march on the Capital ahead of American President Donald Trump’s official visit to campaign against his controversial policies.

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SNP prepares for ‘guerrilla’ war on Brexit after MPs’ walkout

The SNP will mount a parliamentary “guerilla” campaign on Westminster after they dramatically walked out of the House of Commons during Prime Minister’s Questions over an alleged devolution “power grab”.

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Think tank draws up summer reading list for Nicola Sturgeon

A think-tank has drawn up a summer reading list for the First Minister aimed at stimulating debate about Scotland and the wider world.

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"Secret Scotland" claims over SNP bid to thwart FOI requests

The Scottish Government has come under fire in a damning watchdog report which found journalists were "deliberately" thwarted from receiving Freedom of Information responses.

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Millionaire Brexit campaigner Arron Banks had a series of undisclosed meetings with Russian embassy officials. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Leave.EU founder Arron Banks denies campaign took Russian money

Prominent Brexiteer Arron Banks has insisted there is no evidence the anti-EU campaign took Russian money as he faces a grilling from MPs.

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Minister resigns to fight for meaningful vote on Brexit

A junior minister has resigned from the government to fight Brexit, saying Theresa May was offering MPs a "fake choice" between a "bad deal or no deal".

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May strikes deal with pro-EU rebels ahead of crunch Brexit votes

Theresa May struck a deal with pro-EU rebels in her own party last night after making an appeal for unity ahead of two days of crucial votes on flagship Brexit legislation.

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North Korea's Kim Jong-un and US president Donald Trump shake hands at the historic summit in Singapore

Donald Trump makes ‘security guarantees’ to North Korea’s Kim Jong-un

Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un concluded an extraordinary nuclear summit this morning, with the US president pledging unspecified “security guarantees” to the North and Mr Kim recommitting to the “complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula”.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks on Brexit. Picture: Getty Images

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Brexit mutineers keep their powder dry

There’s a reason why, in Anglo-Saxon parliamentary tradition, two sides face each other down from opposite sides of the debating chamber. The idea is that the government governs, and the opposition opposes. That’s how it’s supposed to work.

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Theresa May made a statement in the House of Commons. Picture: PA Wire

Theresa May: UK stands by committments after ‘difficult G7 summit’

Theresa May has vowed that Britain will continue to work for international agreement on issues like trade and security, following a G7 summit at which Donald Trump clashed with America’s traditional allies.

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