Scottish Fiscal Commission

Making the numbers add up: interview with Lady Susan Rice of the Scottish Fiscal Commission

21 March 2017

As the Scottish Fiscal Commission prepares to take on a statutory forecasting role, Holyrood talks to commission chair Lady Susan Rice

Timing of a indyref2 -  Holyrood magazine

What chance the local government elections will be about local government?

16 March 2017

The SNP conference this weekend will no doubt discuss the timing and route to an independence referendum, but the party has a real election to fight first

Iain Green - Issue 379

Sketch: The SNP conference sees dreams of a nation reborn

24 March 2017

Sketch: SNP conference saw delegates in a buoyant mood, but will the dream still float?

Never mind named person, an innovative idea is already ignored

22 March 2017

Education Law Consultant Iain Nisbet argues existing legislation on additional support for learning is ignored amidst the furore surrounding the named person

Laura Beveridge

The care review must address the human cost of care

21 March 2017

We cannot ever forget those that didn’t make it out of the care system alive and well, writes Laura Beveridge

Charlie Anderson

Tech 100: 'Whether we like it or not, we may all soon become obsolete unless we shift too'

20 March 2017

Charlie Anderson, Head of ICT for Fife Council, on what automation and machine learning will mean for the public sector in the not too distant future

Marco Biagi MSP by David Anderson

Marco Biagi: Our democracy is more national than local, and staying that way

17 March 2017

Former Minister for Local Government and Community Empowerment, Marco Biagi says more decisions should be taken at ward level, not just council level 

 

Never mind named person, an innovative idea is already ignored

22 March 2017

Education Law Consultant Iain Nisbet argues existing legislation on additional support for learning is ignored amidst the furore surrounding the named person

Charlie Anderson

Tech 100: 'Whether we like it or not, we may all soon become obsolete unless we shift too'

20 March 2017

Charlie Anderson, Head of ICT for Fife Council, on what automation and machine learning will mean for the public sector in the not too distant future

pills - credit Jamie/FlickrCC

Lack of awareness in pharmacy services, reveals Citizens’ Panel report

24 March 2017

First Citizens' Panel report from the Scottish Health Council reveals a lack of public awareness of what a pharmacist can offer

Doctor performing test medical research

Pay offer for doctors and nurses is ‘real-terms cut’

24 March 2017

NHS Scotland staff hear their wages will increase by one per cent for the fourth year in a row

European Court of Justice

Accept a post-Brexit role for European Court of Justice, MPs tell UK Government

22 March 2017

The House of Commons Justice Committee has suggested a role for the court would be a “price worth paying”