Portfolios

Health

Scotland first in UK to approve HIV drug

11 April 2017

Prep approved for use in Scotland by the SMC, prompting trial in England

Food manufacturers are committed to improving the Scottish diet

11 April 2017

Associate feature: David Thomson, CEO of Food and Drink Federation Scotland, on the fight against obesity 

Justice

Scottish Parliament Justice Committee backs lifting time limitation on child abuse damages

20 April 2017

The committee has concluded the benefits outweigh the concerns, although notes there are issues for organisations potentially facing large payouts for historic abuse

Ruth Davidson accuses Nicola Sturgeon of ‘gross hypocrisy’ over two-child tax credits policy

13 April 2017

The Scottish Conservative leader has said Sturgeon must mitigate the effects of the UK Government’s two-child policy on tax credits or be accused of hypocrisy

Environment

Construction of world's largest floating windfarm to bring 200 jobs to highlands

21 April 2017

Kishorn Dry Dock in the north west highlands will be used for Kincardine Offshore’s development of eight turbines off the coast of Aberdeen

Opposition parties condemn sale of Green Investment Bank

21 April 2017

But GIB chair Lord Smith of Kelvin backed the sale following commitments to uphold GIB's green investment principles and report transparently on its green impact

Strong support for Labour bid to ban fracking in public consultation

19 April 2017

A consultation on banning fracking by Labour MSP Claudia Beamish has had 87 per cent support for the bid

Business & Economy

Construction of world's largest floating windfarm to bring 200 jobs to highlands

21 April 2017

Kishorn Dry Dock in the north west highlands will be used for Kincardine Offshore’s development of eight turbines off the coast of Aberdeen

Opposition parties condemn sale of Green Investment Bank

21 April 2017

But GIB chair Lord Smith of Kelvin backed the sale following commitments to uphold GIB's green investment principles and report transparently on its green impact