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What the parties have to say on justice issues ahead of Holyrood election

29 April 2016

Holyrood runs through pledges contained in each of the manifestos a week out from Scottish Parliament poll

Labour cakes

Scottish Labour manifesto 2016: key points

28 April 2016

Scottish Labour say the election is about choosing to use the new powers coming to the Scottish Parliament to stop austerity

Kevin Pringle

The election campaign has been uninspiring and so are the opposition parties' policies

29 April 2016

Kevin Pringle, former communications adviser to Alex Salmond, suggests opposition parties should be given more access to the civil service to develop stronger policies

John McTernan

We need new ideas in housing policy

29 April 2016

A home is so much more than a house and Scotland needs a new narrative on housing policy, says former Labour strategist John McTernan

Sue Palmer

Early years culture needs to change

25 April 2016

Author and chair of Upstart Scotland Sue Palmer on how premature formal schooling is holding kids back

Iain Green

Sketch: The UKIP Scotland manifesto launch

22 April 2016

Nigel Farage, David Coburn and the second best accordionist in Scotland

John McTernan

We need new ideas in housing policy

29 April 2016

A home is so much more than a house and Scotland needs a new narrative on housing policy, says former Labour strategist John McTernan

PFI School Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh Council installs defibrillators in all secondary schools in Edinburgh

28 April 2016

The City of Edinburgh Council has installed defibrillators in all secondary schools, as well as special schools, key council buildings and sports facilities

Lord Elias Mensah Apetsi, NUS Scotland

Glasgow student Lord Apetsi granted reprieve from deportation

29 April 2016

Home Office will now hear case of University of Strathclyde student Lord Apetsi, who faces deportation to Ghana

PFI School Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh Council installs defibrillators in all secondary schools in Edinburgh

28 April 2016

The City of Edinburgh Council has installed defibrillators in all secondary schools, as well as special schools, key council buildings and sports facilities

 Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, by Aloysious A Gruntpuddock

Cuts to local hospitals are cuts, not consolidation

29 April 2016

No matter how much health boards try and stay out of elections, even a hint of a hospital closure does tend to feature heavily in them.

PFI School Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh Council installs defibrillators in all secondary schools in Edinburgh

28 April 2016

The City of Edinburgh Council has installed defibrillators in all secondary schools, as well as special schools, key council buildings and sports facilities

Justice image

What the parties have to say on justice issues ahead of Holyrood election

29 April 2016

Holyrood runs through pledges contained in each of the manifestos a week out from Scottish Parliament poll

Lord Elias Mensah Apetsi, NUS Scotland

Glasgow student Lord Apetsi granted reprieve from deportation

29 April 2016

Home Office will now hear case of University of Strathclyde student Lord Apetsi, who faces deportation to Ghana

Tim Farron

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron criticises SNP record on rural issues

26 April 2016

Tim Farron disparaged the SNP’s record outside the central belt as he joined the election campaign trail in the north east of Scotland