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Is the UK's system of asylum support fit for purpose?

29 September 2016

With destitution among asylum seekers increasing, how could the system be made to work better?

Ian Murray MP by David Anderson

Ian Murray on the battle for Labour's soul

26 September 2016

Interview: Holyrood speaks to Labour's only remaining Labour MP on the party's turbulent summer

Party conferences theatre by Aimee Wachtel

UK Party conferences 2016 - a comedy of errors

24 September 2016

Both Labour and Conservatives, the big political parties in the UK, are deeply divided, but amidst the drama one is holding it together

Paul Sinclair

Paul Sinclair: We are watching the death of the UK Labour Party

28 September 2016

Instead of coming to the aid of the Labour Party in its time of strife, Jeremy Corbyn’s challengers have bottled it

Angus Robertson SNP

SNP can inflict a Tory defeat over grammar schools in England

28 September 2016

Andrew Whitaker on why the SNP should oppose Theresa May's grammar schools scheme

Kezia Dugdale by Jonathan Ellenor

Kezia Dugdale: More control for Scottish Labour

27 September 2016

The Scottish Labour leader writes for Holyrood on the proposals for more autonomy for the party in Scotland

Airplane

Air Passenger Duty: Flying in the face of austerity

27 September 2016

Mike Robinson, Royal Scottish Geographical Society chief executive, on plans to cut Air Passenger Duty

Theresa May

Theresa May on Brexit, Scotland and the future of the UK

26 September 2016

The Prime Minister writes for Holyrood magazine ahead of the Conservative Party conference

Library shelves

Libraries awarded over £2.3m of funding since launch of library strategy

28 September 2016

Scottish libraries have been awarded over £2.3m of funding since Scotland’s first public libraries strategy was launched last year

Johanna Boyd, Stirling Council

Stirling Council leader to stand down at next year’s local government election

28 September 2016

Stirling Council leader Johanna Boyd has announced she will not be standing in next year’s local government elections

Library shelves

Libraries awarded over £2.3m of funding since launch of library strategy

28 September 2016

Scottish libraries have been awarded over £2.3m of funding since Scotland’s first public libraries strategy was launched last year

Alcohol displayed in a shop

Alcohol harm - From the front line of health challenges 1

28 September 2016

Alcohol harm provides the first focus for our series in which leading clinicians tell Holyrood how they can be supported

Anas Sarwar

Scottish Labour to force NHS cuts vote

28 September 2016

Health board plans to downgrade or close local services should be classed as 'major service changes' says Anas Sarwar

MI6

MI6 to recruit more staff in face of advances in digital technology

23 September 2016

The intelligence agency is reported be looking for 1,000 more staff in response to changes in technology

Michael Matheson

Michael Matheson orders review of undercover policing in Scotland

22 September 2016

Justice Secretary Michael Matheson orders an inquiry into undercover police activities in Scotland following pressure from opposition MSPs such as Labour's Neil Findlay   

The Scottish Government needs to develop clearer action plans for adapting to climate change, says CCC

27 September 2016

Committee on Climate Change says a lack of evidence makes it difficult to assess Scotland’s vulnerability to climate impacts

Airplane

Air Passenger Duty: Flying in the face of austerity

27 September 2016

Mike Robinson, Royal Scottish Geographical Society chief executive, on plans to cut Air Passenger Duty

Scottish Government building Victoria Quay

Scottish Government digital business accelerator funding winners announced

28 September 2016

Nine digital business are to be supported to develop technology solutions to public sector challenges

Picture of a fracking sign

First shipment of US shale gas arrives in Scotland, renewing debate over future of fracking

27 September 2016

Ineos said the ethane, which was delivered from US shale reserves, would help protect the future of its Grangemouth plant