Shetland by-election candidates

19 July 2019

A by-election in Shetland to replace outgoing Liberal Democrat MSP Tavish Scott has been confirmed for August 29

Joining up the dots: Interview with Robbie Pearson

8 July 2019

Healthcare Improvement Scotland has been on a journey over the past few years. But what’s next for the organisation?

Tackling Scotland's drug crisis needs to be put ahead of political point-scoring

22 July 2019

The poor cannot continue to be the collateral damage for failed policies around drugs and that is a responsibility for us all

Who owns the drug problem, and who is to be bold?

19 July 2019

Professor Roy Robertson, Edinburgh GP and Professor of Addiction Medicine, on how drug deaths stem from institutional neglect at every level

Talk of a review of devolution has inevitably raised fears about a watering down of powers

8 July 2019

If it sounds like a review, and looks like a review, then it is a review and what it is usually meant by a review is change

Division now infects every part of our politics

8 July 2019

"The truth is, if I voted yes in another referendum, it would be in grief and hope rather than glee"

More empowerment of councils is needed to tackle poverty

2 July 2019

Top-down policymaking and a focus on crisis management rather than prevention is hampering Scotland’s ability to tackle poverty, says Councillor Chris McEleny

Tackling Scotland's drug crisis needs to be put ahead of political point-scoring

22 July 2019

The poor cannot continue to be the collateral damage for failed policies around drugs and that is a responsibility for us all

Scotland's public health minister calls for "urgent" meeting with Sajid Javid on drugs crisis

22 July 2019

The Scottish Government wants to work with the UK Government to tackle the rising number of drug deaths in Scotland

Tackling Scotland's drug crisis needs to be put ahead of political point-scoring

22 July 2019

The poor cannot continue to be the collateral damage for failed policies around drugs and that is a responsibility for us all

Scotland's public health minister calls for "urgent" meeting with Sajid Javid on drugs crisis

22 July 2019

The Scottish Government wants to work with the UK Government to tackle the rising number of drug deaths in Scotland

New funding for North Sea decommissioning

16 July 2019

Paul Wheelhouse said: “This fund will support innovation in the supply chain, further cost reduction and improve the recognised skills of the Scottish workforce, which is why it has proved so popular with businesses.”

Fish stocks "at risk" from illegal disgarding, Lords warn

16 July 2019

A House of Lords committee has found that neither the UK nor Scottish governments have any idea how much fish is srill being illegally dumped overboard.

Scottish income tax raises £941m less than expected

18 July 2019

New figures from HMRC show that the Scottish Government raised almost £1bn less than expected in the first year of newly devolved tax powers