Portfolios

Health

World Menopause Day marked by MPs

18 October 2018

Marion Fellows MP reads out Mandy Rhodes column in Commons chamber to mark World Menopause Day

Men who care: attracting men into the caring professions

18 October 2018

Attracting men into the caring professions faces some societal challenges but there is a movement to encourage more men into caring roles

Justice

UK Government to challenge Scots court ruling that could block Brexit

19 October 2018

If the European Court of Justice rules Parliament can revoke Article 50 without the permission of the other EU states, it could see MPs stopping Brexit.

Recorded incidents of bird of prey poisonings at a record low in Scotland

16 October 2018

There was only one recorded case of bird of prey being poisoned in 2017, according to the Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime

Environment

BSE detected in Aberdeenshire

18 October 2018

Ministers have introduced an emergency prevention response plan, placing movement restrictions on the farm and launching further investigations to identify its origin

Recorded incidents of bird of prey poisonings at a record low in Scotland

16 October 2018

There was only one recorded case of bird of prey being poisoned in 2017, according to the Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime

Business & Economy

Brexit, Ireland and the case for Scottish independence

19 October 2018

Continued UK membership of the customs union would make post-independence negotiations between the UK and an independent Scotland simpler, but a hard Brexit could boost support for independence

Argyll and Bute Council to submit bid for multi-million pound rural growth deal

18 October 2018

The bid proposes investment in areas such as transport, broadband, education and business innovation

HMRC's digital VAT pilot goes live

17 October 2018

Pilot to enable businesses to file their VAT online has gone live, aiming to make it easier for them to manage their records and save time