Katie Cotton


1 July 2014

A round-up of people, deals and events


Keith Brown

Q&A: Keith Brown, Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work

23 September 2016

"I think the most important skill, either as an MSP or as a cabinet secretary, is the ability to listen"

Local Government and Planning Minister Derek Mackay

Q&A: Derek Mackay, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution

23 September 2016

"When I realised on the day that the government car was taking me to Bute House after John, I knew it was a significant shift"

Angela Constance

Q&A: Angela Constance, Cabinet Secretary for Communties, Social Security and Equalities

16 September 2016

"One of the biggest challenges is to ensure the safe, smooth and efficient transfer of social security powers to Scotland"


James Dornan MSP

James Dornan: Education committee will put concerns on the coalface to quangos

12 October 2016

Interview: the Education and Skills Committee convener on its prominence over the next five years

Professor Sir Nilesh Samani, British Heart Foundation

Professor Sir Nilesh Samani interview - research of the heart

15 September 2016

The British Heart Foundation’s new medical director looks ahead to new breakthroughs in cardiovascular research

Neil Findlay

Health committee will be “a fresh pair of eyes” on Scotland’s NHS, says Neil Findlay

8 July 2016

From fierce debater to consensus-builder, Neil Findlay looks ahead at his new role as Health and Sport Committee convener and its work programme