Ruth Davidson backs 'Amazon tax' to help support high street shops

14 August 2018

Scottish Tory leader warned the high street could “vanish” if the UK Government failed to increase taxation on online firms

Jacob Rees-Mogg 'to ambush Theresa May' with rival Chequers plan

14 August 2018

Tory eurosceptics will unveil a hard Brexit plan just before the Conservative party conference

 

IVF has allowed millions of people to become parents, but infertility treatment is still a lottery

30 July 2018

As Louise Brown, the first so-called test tube baby, celebrated her 40th last week I reflected on all the people who had an investment in what led to my son’s creation 

Sketch: Brexit does not necessarily mean we will all starve to death

25 July 2018

Dominic Raab's appearance in front of the House of Commons Brexit select committee does little to allay fears over leaving the EU

In dropping its opposition to the death penalty the UK risks relinquishing its claim to moral leadership

24 July 2018

The whole point of long standing moral principles is that they do not shift when it is convenient, yet that is exactly what seems to have happened

It has never been more important to dispel the idea that politicians are living on another planet making and breaking their own rules

23 July 2018

The view of sick and heavily pregnant MPs having to turn up to vote confirms the air of a parliamentary democracy trapped in another century

Scotland’s New Climate Bill: An Opportunity Missed?

23 July 2018

Scotland is at risk of losing its edge on climate change, warns Mike Robinson, chief executive of the RSGS

Northern Isles MSPs call for update on road equivalent tariffs for ferries

9 August 2018

Tavish Scott and Liam McArthur have called on Transport Secretary Michael Matheson for an update on the steps being taken to resolve the impasse on RET

Suicide action plans aims to reduce suicides in Scotland by 20 per cent

10 August 2018

The plan will be implemented by a National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group chaired by former deputy chief constable Rose Fitzpatrick

Farmers offered funding to mitigate adverse weather conditions

13 August 2018

The funding will provide support to eligible farmers for up to 90 per cent of what they are due as part of their Basic Payment Scheme 2018 payments

Northern Isles MSPs call for update on road equivalent tariffs for ferries

9 August 2018

Tavish Scott and Liam McArthur have called on Transport Secretary Michael Matheson for an update on the steps being taken to resolve the impasse on RET