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Lindhurst questions rate increases for golf industry

Golf clubs could face crippling costs if a recommendation to remove business rates relief from them is implemented following on from the Barclay Review. Gordon Lindhurst MSP highlighted this potential issue for the ancient Scottish sport in the Scottish Parliament today.

Theresa May Florence Speech

It’s good to be here in this great city of Florence today at a critical time in the evolution of the relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

Lindhurst encourages Government to change tack on property taxes

The SNP Government must tackle the consequences of its Land and Buildings Transaction Tax, a Lothian MSP has said, after serious slowdown in the Scottish property market. Gordon Lindhurst MSP urged the Government to “fully reform his approach to taxation and taxes”.

 

Self-Driving Lorries

Today, the Transport Secretary will announce that platoons of self-driving lorries will be trialed on England’s motorways to improve vehicle efficiency and reduce emissions.

Unemployment: The Facts

Since 2010 unemployment has fallen by 3.5% and is now at its lowest level since 1975.

Boost to Schools Funding

The Education Secretary, Justine Greening, has announced an extra £1.3 billion boost to core schools funding.