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MSPs discuss whisky: What could possibly go wrong?

22 May 2015

Parliamentary sketch: MSPs tackle the whisky industry, with some surprising consequences

Jim Metcalfe Head of development Carnegie UK Trust

To fall back in love with Scotland's towns, let's get to know them better first

21 May 2015

Jim Metcalfe, Head of development, Carnegie UK Trust: Towns have, for many years, been a slightly overlooked and poorly understood part of our economy and society

A man and a woman's feet

Soapbox: gender is a central issue to consider in understanding domestic abuse

18 May 2015

Nick Smithers, national development officer from Abused Men in Scotland, on recognising the gendered needs of male victims of domestic abuse

Prison

Analysis: Early release changes

22 May 2015

Members of the Justice Committee will return to the Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill next week following the Scottish Government’s amendments at Stage 2.

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SNP to chair two select committees at Westminster

22 May 2015

SNP MPs will chair Energy and Climate Change Committee and Scottish Affairs Committee as Liberal Democrats miss out.