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Health

Named person data-sharing law ‘could lead to more legal battles’, warn lawyers

20 September 2017

Statutory code of practice on information sharing is currently "inadequate" for named person law, warns Faculty of Advocates and Law Society of Scotland

Associate feature: Direction of travel – tackling health inequalities

19 September 2017

NHS Health Scotland chief executive Gerry McLaughlin explains why tackling inequality is at the heart of improving health

Justice

Named person data-sharing law ‘could lead to more legal battles’, warn lawyers

20 September 2017

Statutory code of practice on information sharing is currently "inadequate" for named person law, warns Faculty of Advocates and Law Society of Scotland

Police Investigations and Review Commissioner launches new investigation of Police Scotland chief constable

8 September 2017

The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner has announced it is investigating further allegations of misconduct against Phil Gormley

Environment

Air pollution: traffic fumes go straight into your bloodstream

19 September 2017

The growing evidence of how particulate matter in air pollution is damaging our health

Ministers announce new £60m fund to accelerate innovation in low carbon infrastructure

8 September 2017

Programme for Government includes plans to phase out new petrol and diesel vehicles in Scotland by 2032

Q&A with Fergus Ewing

8 September 2017

Q&A with Fergus Ewing, Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity

Business & Economy

SNP pressed to ‘pick a side’ on income tax

20 September 2017

Labour uses opposition day debate to push parties to clarify their plans for income tax

Small business confidence in Scotland has dropped, the FSB finds

20 September 2017

The Federation of Small Businesses reports that pessimism has increased among small businesses in Scotland