Theresa May calls for new regime to crack down on abuse in Parliament

Written by John Ashmore on 30 October 2017 in News

The Prime Minister wrote to the Speaker of the House of Commons, after a series of claims about mistreatment of staff at the Palace of Westminster

Nicola Sturgeon says there "may well be merit" in having each minister report on climate change efforts

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 25 October 2017 in News

Nicola Sturgeon said calls for a 100 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions was something ministers would “think very carefully about”

Interview: Can Anas Sarwar be the champion of the working class?

Written by Mark McLaughlin on 25 October 2017 in Inside Politics

Exclusive interview with the Scottish Labour leadership contender on Brexit, socialism and the real living wage

MSPs vote in favour of the Scottish Government’s ban on fracking

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 25 October 2017 in News

MSPs voted in favour of amendments by Scottish Labour, the Scottish Greens and Scottish Lib Dems to strengthen the Scottish Government motion

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