Islands Bill receives backing from rural affairs committee

22 January 2018

In a new report MSPs endorsed the Islands Bill, but recommended the Scottish Government includes a provision to carry out an impact assessment where evidence suggests the existing law has a significant detrimental impact on the islands

"Real anxiety" over future of UK waste policy after Brexit, Lords warn

19 January 2018

Urging the UK Government to provide greater clarity on its plans, the committee warned that leaving the EU single market and customs union could lead to more illegal dumping of waste and lower environmental standards

Interview: Finance Secretary Derek Mackay on his budget and reputation

22 January 2018

Can Derek Mackay get the most important Budget in Holyrood history over the line or will the SNP’s opponents force him to drop the ball? 

 

Getting to Know You - Miles Briggs

17 January 2018

Scottish Conservative MSP Miles Briggs tells Liam Kirkaldy about time travel, his earliest memories and the greatest pain he has ever experienced

Under pressure: Darren 'Loki' McGarvey on living with a legacy of poverty

16 January 2018

A harrowing book about growing up in poverty in Glasgow's Pollok has become an unlikely bestseller

Up the workers

19 January 2018

Former First Minister Henry McLeish on why more protection is needed for workers in Scotland

Keith Brown: Scotland's economy is stronger

18 January 2018

Things are on the up for the Scottish economy, argues the cabinet secretary

More transparency needed to tackle pay inequality

16 January 2018

It would be easier for women to challenge unequal pay if they could see they were getting less

Theresa May's reshuffle failed to show she's in charge

14 January 2018

Theresa May's reshuffle was meant to be her new start. It was meant to stamp some authority over a team that has made no pretence of being collegiate

Islands Bill receives backing from rural affairs committee

22 January 2018

In a new report MSPs endorsed the Islands Bill, but recommended the Scottish Government includes a provision to carry out an impact assessment where evidence suggests the existing law has a significant detrimental impact on the islands

Interview: Finance Secretary Derek Mackay on his budget and reputation

22 January 2018

Can Derek Mackay get the most important Budget in Holyrood history over the line or will the SNP’s opponents force him to drop the ball? 

 

Islands Bill receives backing from rural affairs committee

22 January 2018

In a new report MSPs endorsed the Islands Bill, but recommended the Scottish Government includes a provision to carry out an impact assessment where evidence suggests the existing law has a significant detrimental impact on the islands

"Real anxiety" over future of UK waste policy after Brexit, Lords warn

19 January 2018

Urging the UK Government to provide greater clarity on its plans, the committee warned that leaving the EU single market and customs union could lead to more illegal dumping of waste and lower environmental standards

Interview: Finance Secretary Derek Mackay on his budget and reputation

22 January 2018

Can Derek Mackay get the most important Budget in Holyrood history over the line or will the SNP’s opponents force him to drop the ball? 

 

Up the workers

19 January 2018

Former First Minister Henry McLeish on why more protection is needed for workers in Scotland