Mike Russell calls on UK Government for clarity on future of EU citizens living in the UK

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 17 July 2017 in News

Scottish Government Brexit Minister said it was “disappointing that it has taken the UK Government a year to set out their plans”

Stewart McDonald introduces private members' bill to ban unpaid trial shifts

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 17 July 2017 in News

MP said the new Unpaid Trial Work Periods (Prohibition) Bill, which will be introduced to Parliament on Wednesday, would help stop exploitation of workers

Great Repeal Bill “an attack on the founding principles of devolution”, say Scottish and Welsh governments

Written by Liam Kirkaldy and Mark McLaughlin on 13 July 2017 in News

Publishing the EU (Withdrawal) Bill, UK Brexit Secretary David Davis called on MPs to “work together” as negotiations over the UK’s exit from the EU move forward

Conservative party is a “failing organisation” with an “obsession with a few narrow soundbites”, warns Tory MP

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 13 July 2017 in News

New report from 1922 Committee warns of “widespread dismay amongst MPs, candidates, donors, activists, members, supporters and voters" about how Tories conducted the election campaign

Labour ready to negotiate a Brexit “that works for both sides”, says Jeremy Corbyn

Written by Emilio Casalicchio on 13 July 2017 in News

Corbyn will travel to Brussels with  Keir Starmer, Diane Abbott and Carwyn Jones to warn against “the Conservatives' megaphone diplomacy”

Diane Abbott condemns UK Government refusal to publish extremism funding report

Written by Emilio Casalicchio on 12 July 2017 in News

Shadow Home Secretary lashed out after Amber Rudd said publishing report would pose a risk to national security

Top general seeks Tory leader's "personal influence" in Army Reserve issues

Written by Mark McLaughlin on 7 July 2017 in News

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson will be expected to be an "ardent supporter" of the Army Reserve in her new role as honorary colonel.

Rise in poor and hungry schoolchildren prompts demands for government action

Written by Mark McLaughlin on 7 July 2017 in News

Teachers are personally providing food and money for poverty-stricken pupils, a teaching union has learned.

Scottish economy grows by 0.8% in first quarter of 2017

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 5 July 2017 in News

Despite recession fears the figures show the economy rebounded from negative growth in the previous quarter

'Little prospect' of Northern Irish power-sharing deal before deadline, says Gerry Adams

Written by Nicholas Mairs on 3 July 2017 in News

Gerry Adams said the current impasse between Sinn Féin and the DUP was unlikely to shift in time for Monday afternoon's new deadline