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Annual Review of Scottish Residential Property Market

Registers of Scotland (RoS) has published its 2017 Property Market Review, which shows that the average price of a residential property in Scotland rose compared to the previous year, and that there were also increases in the volume and market value of property sales. 

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GLP Extreme Weather Update

Due to the extreme weather and safety warnings our offices will either be closed today or operating a reduced service. Calls will still be answered and we will endeavour to work remotely as best we can.

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Management of Offenders Bill Published

The Scottish Government has published its Management of Offenders Bill, which includes measures relating to new electronic monitoring technologies. 

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Homicide Law to be Included in Law Reform Programme

The Scottish Law Commission has published its Tenth Programme of Law Reform, which will form the basis for most of the Commission’s work over the next five years. The Programme has been approved by Scottish Ministers and laid before the Scottish Parliament. 

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First-time Buyer Mortgage Lending Reaches Ten-Year High

New data published by UK Finance has revealed that mortgage lending for first-time buyers, home movers and buy to let purchases all fell in December 2017 compared to the previous year, however, 2017 overall saw the highest number of first-time buyers (365,000) since 2006. 

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Men More Likely to Wait for ‘The One’

A new survey has revealed that more men in the UK are holding out ‘to meet the right person’ before getting married than women, reports the Marriage Foundation. 

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Woman Imprisoned for Encouraging Suicide

In a rather unusual case from England, a woman has been sentenced to four years in prison after being found guilty of encouraging a man to commit suicide. 

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Kinship Carers Need Greater Support

The challenges faced by kinship carers across the country have been brought to light in a new report by national charity Grandparents Plus. 

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Analysis Reveals Sharp Increase in Total Value of Fraud

2017 saw another increase in the total value of fraud committed in the UK, with the amount rising by 6.5% compared to 2016 to reach £2.11bn. 

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Value of British Residential Property Market Rises

New analysis has revealed that the value of the British residential property market rose by 3.5% over the course of 2017 to £8.29 trillion. 

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