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The Connect Awards will be presented at Holyrood’s 4th Annual Connect Conference - Scotland’s premier public sector ICT event.

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UK Government defeated on Universal Credit after one single MP rebels

Written by Tom Freeman and Emilio Casalicchio on 19 October 2017 in News

Government criticised of treating Westminster like a "university debating society" after abstaining in Universal Credits debate

Labour and SNP claim delay in EU withdrawal bill shows “chaos at the heart of government”

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 18 October 2017 in News

With the EU withdrawal bill facing criticism from both opposition parties and Tory backbenchers, reports suggest Theresa May will be left with no choice but to delay its introduction until mid-November

Review of Scottish Westminster constituencies must be scrapped

Written by Kate Shannon on 17 October 2017 in News

SNP and Lib Dems call on the UK Government to scrap its proposals to reduce Scottish MPs from 59 to 53

Keir Starmer: Ministers "too weak" to reach deal on Brexit

Written by Liz Bates on 16 October 2017 in News

In an article for PoliticsHome, Starmer warned crashing out of the bloc without a deal was an “increasing prospect” and a “very real cause for concern”

Two-thirds of LGBTI people in Scotland have suffered hate crime

Written by Jenni Davidson on 13 October 2017 in News

Many LGBTI people had experienced multiple hate crimes and the majority are not reported to the police

Scottish islands to be able to bid for UK Government wind power contracts

Written by Jenni Davidson on 13 October 2017 in News

Scottish islands will be able to bid for support for wind power in the next round of contracts for difference

Theresa May announces legislation to cap energy bills

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 12 October 2017 in News

The UK Government legislation will allow watchdog Ofgem to impose price limits on standard variable gas and electricity tariffs

Nicola Sturgeon: It is time to “put Scotland in the driving seat”

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 10 October 2017 in News

Nicola Sturgeon calls for devolution of immigration policy, while pledging the Scottish Government would cover any fee levied by the UK Government on EU nationals working in Scottish public services