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AXE ON HEATHROW EXPANSION UNDERLINES CASE FOR SCOTTISH HIGH SPEED RAIL

[ 17-05-2010 ]

The new coalition Government’s decision to scrap plans for a third runway at Heathrow means that there is now no alternative to including Scotland in the UK’s future High Speed Rail (HSR) network at the very outset.  That was the mes…

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SCC COMMENT ON BUSINESS RATES REPORT

[ 14-05-2010 ]

Commenting on today’s publication by the Scottish Government of a report on the impact of the Business Rates revaluation on Scottish firms, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “We welcome the public…

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SCC COMMENT ON THE NEW UK GOVERNMENT

[ 12-05-2010 ]

Commenting on the news of the emergence of a Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition as the Government of the United Kingdom, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “We congratulate both parties on reaching …

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SCC COMMENT ON UNEMPLOYMENT FIGURES

[ 12-05-2010 ]

Commenting on the news that Scottish unemployment rose by 10,000 in the three months to March, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “This latest rise in unemployment puts the Scottish jobless rate abov…

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SCC's ELECTION DAY MESSAGE TO THE POLITICIANS

[ 05-05-2010 ]

As the day of the General Election finally arrives, Scottish Chambers of Commerce have warned the politicians not to lose sight of the most important issue facing Britain today – our economy.  Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chamb…

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