Portfolios

Health

Holyrood committee calls for halt to use of mesh products in Scotland

21 August 2018

A moratorium on the use of mesh products is meant to be in place while an independent review is carried out, but the procedure continues to be used

No deal Brexit ‘potentially catastrophic’ for NHS, BMA warns

17 August 2018

The British Medical Association warns of potential staffing issues, delays to treatment and an end to reciprocal

Associate feature: Can Scotland become smokefree by 2034?

17 August 2018

Ross Parker, Director of Corporate Affairs and Communications at Fontem Ventures, on achieving Scotland’s new Tobacco Control Strategy

Justice

Home secretary Sajid Javid apologises to 'wrongfully removed or detained' Windrush migrants

21 August 2018

Javid confirmed that people who are not in the UK will be able to return and help will be given to claim to compensation for those that are eligible

Hannah Bardell: Britain is failing its citizens in handling deaths abroad

21 August 2018

The SNP MP for Livingston calls on the Foreign Secretary to hear first-hand how resources and training at the FCO need to be improved

Environment

UK Government launches £20m funding contest for agriculture technology

16 August 2018

UK businesses can bid for backing for projects that use technology to improve how food gets from field to fork

Anger as cost of Boris Johnson Heathrow vote-dodging trip revealed

16 August 2018

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has revealed that it paid £19,366 for three staff members to accompany Johnson