The act was denounced as "bullying" at the time, but Salmond's struggles prove it was the right choice.
National Policy Forum rejects anti-austerity amendment by 125 votes to 14 as consensus is achieved on programme for government.
The shadow chancellor's recent praise of competitive rates of corporation tax makes life harder for the Scottish Labour party, which opposes the SNP's plan to reduce the corporate tax rate in Scotland.
Shadow chancellor commits Labour to retaining "the most competitive corporation tax rate in the G7".
"It’s not about Andy, or Ed, or Yvette," Labour's policy review head tells the New Statesman.
Shadow chancellor seeks to reassure the asset rich but cash poor.
We will only sustain support for an open and dynamic market economy if we show that it can work for all, and not just some.
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls has been captured being turned away from the Bilderberg conference because he failed to produce his pass.
New Economic Secretary Andrea Leadsom said during the 2012 Libor row: "Obviously he made a mistake and I think he should apologise to him."
For the sake of a day of good headlines and a few billion pounds of extra tax, the Chancellor has put years of painful progress at risk.