Tag: Holyrood

Anas Sarwar
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Coronavirus: Holyrood commends ‘frontline’ c-store staff

MSPs have praised the vital ‘frontline’ role of Scotland's 44,000 convenience store staff in supporting communities through the...

Scottish Parliament building
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MSPs back business rates reform

Holyrood’s Local Government and Communities Committee has supported a Bill which proposes the first major reform of business...

cross-party group
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CPG gets down to business at Holyrood

The Cross-Party Group on Convenience Retailing met for the third time at Holyrood last month and took the...

Scottish Parliament
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What’s trending: #parlyspecial

With the Cross Party Group raising awareness of the local retailing sector at the Scottish Parliament, SLR visited...

Cross Party Group
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History in the making for Scotland’s independent retailing sector

Last month saw the inaugural meeting of the Cross-Party Group on Independent Convenience Stores at Holyrood – marking...

Niall Hassard
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What next for alcohol licensing?

After Holyrood’s Health and Sport Committee published a report confirming that it would not be supporting a Labour...

Woman shopping
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SRC seeks rates reform as retail sales fall

The value of retail sales contracted in Scotland in the final quarter of 2015 and for last year...

Kezia Dugdale with Pete Cheema
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SGF Local Shop Report applauded by MSPs

Exclusive Leaders of the main political parties and a former First Minister have attended the parliamentary launch by...

Scottish Parliament
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SGF report enlightens MSPs

Local retail was high on the agenda at Holyrood yesterday (12th January) as SGF’s Scottish Local Shop Report...

David Martin
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Retailers challenge politicians to cut red tape

The Scottish Retail Consortium has launched its final policy paper ahead of the 2016 Holyrood election setting out...