Scottish Tories call for education reforms

18 August 2019

The Conservaties are also demanding more clarity around Curriculum for Excellence

Tory rebels reject Jeremy Corbyn's plan to stop no deal Brexit

16 August 2019

Former Cabinet ministers Dominic Grieve and David Gauke both distanced themselves from the Labour's leader's cross-party call to back him

Fake psychiatrist’s Scottish patients having records reviewed

15 August 2019

Zholia Alemi was jailed for five years in October 2018, after posing as a consultant psychiatrist across all four countries in the UK for 22 years

Nicola Sturgeon's TEDSummit speech

6 August 2019

"The objective of economic policy should be collective well-being: how happy and healthy a population is, not just how wealthy a population is"

Keeping the faith: John McDonnell prepares for power

5 August 2019

Labour’s Shadow Chancellor says Jeremy Corbyn is still the right man to lead the party to a general election victory

Unionist party leaders are the main risk to the UK

12 August 2019

With independence looking closer than ever, pro-Unionist parties are finding their own party leaderships being the main risk to their precious Union

Losing sight of women’s rights: policy capture and public policy

29 July 2019

Dr Kath Murray and Lucy Hunter Blackburn from the University of Edinburgh have written a new report for the Scottish Affairs journal

What will Boris Johnson’s premiership mean for the future of Ruth Davidson’s Tories?

29 July 2019

The dilemma for Davidson going forward will be where she can find common ground with her party leader and how she then sells that to 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

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

Applications for 'crisis grants' leaps to almost 200,000

30 July 2019

Newly published figures show that the Welfare Fund received 193,230 applications for Crisis Grants in 2018/19 – an 11 per cent increase on the previous year.

Scottish Tories call for education reforms

18 August 2019

The Conservaties are also demanding more clarity around Curriculum for Excellence

Blue water review finds ‘no causal link’ between cancers and chemical contamination

9 August 2019

The independent review was critial of how North Lanarkshire Council and NHS Lanarkshire handled concerns over the water

Fake psychiatrist’s Scottish patients having records reviewed

15 August 2019

Zholia Alemi was jailed for five years in October 2018, after posing as a consultant psychiatrist across all four countries in the UK for 22 years

Committee demands ‘answers’ over allowing prisoner voting in Shetland by-election

8 August 2019

The committtee has written to Scottish Constitutional Relations Secretary Mike Russell, asking why it wasn't given prior warning about the order

Prisoners allowed to vote in Shetland by-election

1 August 2019

The Scottish Government’s remedial order will give prisoners a vote in the by-election

Scottish Greens urge ministers to restrict fishing access to West Shetland Shelf

15 August 2019

Sitting on the West Shetland shelf, the 4,000 square kilometre ‘Windsock’ area is a feeding ground for endangered cod

Glasgow to host the next UN climate change conference

9 August 2019

The Scotland Office said hosting the conference would provide a boost for business while showcasing “the diverse culture and world-leading innovation that the UK has to offer”