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SCC WELCOME APPEAL COURT DECISION THAT PAVES WAY FOR ABERDEEN BYPASS

[ 29-02-2012 ]

Scottish Chambers of Commerce have today welcomed the decision by the Court of Session to reject the appeal by Road Sense which has been delaying the commencement of work on the much needed Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route.  Commenting, Mike Sa…

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SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT MUST GRASP OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE OUR RAILWAY WORK FOR SCOTLAND

[ 20-02-2012 ]

Responding to Transport Scotland’s consultation on the future of Scottish rail services, Rail 2014, Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) have today called for the development of a long term strategic vision for Scotland’s rail network, fre…

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SCC COMMENT ON LATEST RISE IN UNEMPLOYMENT

[ 15-02-2012 ]

Commenting on the news that Scotland’s unemployment levels have risen by 16,000 to 231,000 in the three months to December, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:    “This latest rise in unemploymen…

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SCC COMMENT ON INFLATION AND THE NEED FOR BUDGET STIMULUS

[ 14-02-2012 ]

Commenting on the news that CPI inflation has fallen to 3.6% and RPI inflation to 3.9%, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:    “This sharp fall in inflation had long been anticipated as the effects of …

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SCC WELCOME EXTENSION OF QE

[ 09-02-2012 ]

Commenting on the decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee to increase Quantitative Easing by a further £50 billion and to keep interest rates on hold at 0.5%, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commer…

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SCC COMMENT ON SCOTTISH BUDGET

[ 08-02-2012 ]

Commenting on the amendments to the Scottish Budget announced this afternoon by the Scottish Government, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:    “Both the Scottish and UK Governments are facing tough de…

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