Date: Jun 2011

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Majority of Scots want groundbreaking new tax on banks. New poll reveals support for 'Robin Hood' charge on financial transactions

More than half of all Scots believe the Government should introduce a new financial transaction tax (FTT) to be spent on fighting poverty at home and abroad, according to a new poll released today...

First Minister makes first public mention of climate adaptation fund. Alex Salmond says Scotland has a "moral duty" to act

Reacting to Alex Salmond's speech on climate change this morning, Oxfam Scotland head Judith Robertson says the Scottish Government should now deliver on its manifesto commitment. Speaking...