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  • proper n. A relic believed to be part of the True Cross
  • proper n. An area of Edinburgh, the home of the Scottish Parliament
  • proper n. the Scottish Parliament


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  • LABOUR yesterday hailed a poll which shows the party has overtaken the SNP in Holyrood voting intentions.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • But now Holyrood is to have, not just theoretical power, but the annual obligation to set all rates of income tax, plus the ability to vary these by as much as 10p.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Did you for example know one of seven Bills currently going through Holyrood is one to improve MSP pensions?

    A NATIONAL DISGRACE: £1.5 million payoff for 8 parly bosses

  • Whereas the use of PFI is being questioned both in Holyrood and in the Senedd, not so in Stormont, where PFI is likely to play a big role in the infrastructure projects targeted by the Emerald Investment Development Fund.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • This means there is, for the first time, a majority in Holyrood in favour of a vote on the future of the Union, and the Scottish Labour leader could even table her own referendum bill.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • With the Labour MP for East Glasgow, David Marshall, expected to resign his Westminster seat for health reasons, and former First Minister Jack McConnell expected to relinquish his seat in Holyrood, Labour face the possibility of further by-election blues, this time at the hands of the SNP.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Today's First Minister's Questions in Holyrood should prove entertaining indeed ...

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • As is the case now in Holyrood, the new Welsh FM will have to be somebody who, in the public eye at least, is a match for the PM (in this case, David Cameron).

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • We are used to seeing voting intention polls for the Scottish Parliament showing the SNP ahead of Labour, but the SNP tend to do better in Holyrood elections than in Westminster ones.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • It will be a relatively placid 12 months in Holyrood I fear.

    SNP get the Bills rolling


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