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

European citizens rough sleeping in Scotland face being arrested and removed from the UK

Written by Liam Kirkaldy on 27 June 2017 in News

Home Office policy change means someone from the European Economic Area found rough sleeping would, under certain circumstances, be considered to be in breach of their treaty rights

Theresa May to set out plans to deport European criminals after Brexit

Written by Emilio Casalicchio on 26 June 2017 in News

The Prime Minister is expected to offer assurances to EU citizens living in the UK on residency, employment, health and benefits

Theresa May offers three million EU citizens the right to stay in UK after Brexit

Written by Nicholas Mairs on 23 June 2017 in News

It is not yet known when the cut-off date will be for eligibility to remain in the UK

Excellence In The Early Years Through Creative Play

We will explore how creative play can support development

Ambition 2030: Next Steps for Scotland’s Food and Drinks Industry

After a record year for Scotland’s food and drinks sector, the industry announced ‘Ambition 2030’ in March 2017 – backed by a total of £10 million in funding from itself, the Scottish Government, and enterprise agencies. The aim is to double the value of the sector to £30 billion by 2030 through targeted support for skills development, innovation, and access to markets both domestic and international.

Theresa May confirms police are investigating “potential terror attack” in North London

Written by Josh May on 19 June 2017 in News

A 48-year-old man was arrested at the scene of the Seven Sisters road incident, which appears to have been targeting Muslim worshippers leaving Finsbury Park mosque