Exclusive: Nicola Sturgeon backs Angus Robertson to stay on as SNP depute leader

Written by Staff reporter on 8 October 2017 in News

Writing for Holyrood, former Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill questioned whether Robertson's position was tenable

Brexit represents significant threat to Scotland’s natural environment, Roseanna Cunningham warns

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 6 October 2017 in News

Roseanna Cunningham warned EU (Withdrawal) Bill “directly threatened” Scotland’s ambitions on protecting the natural environment

Grant Shapps announces Tory plot to oust Theresa May

Written by Liz Bates on 6 October 2017 in News

Grant Shapps said MPs were “perfectly within their rights” to urge Theresa May to quit, after it was revealed that 30 backbenchers are poised to force her resignation

Scottish and UK governments dispute devolution of APD

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 5 October 2017 in News

Scottish Government announces plans have been complicated by the need for exemptions afforded to the Highlands and Islands to be assessed by the European Commission

SNP urged to change course on ADT cut

Written by Tom Freeman on 5 October 2017 in News

In June parliament voted to replace Air Passenger Duty with a new Air Departure Tax, which is expected to be substantially lower

Theresa May announces plans for energy bill cap

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 4 October 2017 in News

Prime Minister used her speech to revive plans contained in the Conservative manifesto to cap prices for 12 million consumers

Scotland bans fracking

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 3 October 2017 in News

More than 60,000 people responded to the Scottish Government’s four month consultation on fracking, with 99 per cent expressing opposition to the technique

Nicola Sturgeon should rule out indyref2 "once and for all", says David Mundell

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 2 October 2017 in News

Scottish Secretary expected to urge the First Minister to "take a fire extinguisher" to the policy

Kezia Dugdale calls for referendum on final Brexit deal

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 26 September 2017 in News

Kezia Dudgale blasts "complete paucity" of Labour "to say and do the right thing no matter how hard or unpopular that might be at first"

John McDonnell pledges to bring all PFI contracts back into public sector

Written by Liam Kirkaldy and Kevin Schofield on 26 September 2017 in News

Speaking at the Labour conference, McDonnell said he wanted to end the “scandal” of private firms making huge profits on the back of deals to build hospitals and schools