Scottish income tax raises £941m less than expected

18 July 2019

New figures from HMRC show that the Scottish Government raised almost £1bn less than expected in the first year of newly devolved tax powers

Cross-party call for "radical action" on drug deaths

17 July 2019

The MSPs are calling on the UK and Scottish governments to "examine all options", including decriminalisation

Death from drugs reaches highest ever level

16 July 2019

The number of people dying from drug related deaths in Scotland has reached a record high

New funding for North Sea decommissioning

16 July 2019

Paul Wheelhouse said: “This fund will support innovation in the supply chain, further cost reduction and improve the recognised skills of the Scottish workforce, which is why it has proved so...

Fish stocks "at risk" from illegal disgarding, Lords warn

16 July 2019

A House of Lords committee has found that neither the UK nor Scottish governments have any idea how much fish is srill being illegally dumped overboard.

Scottish Drugs Forum says drug death figures are "a national scandal"

16 July 2019

The organisation says that official figures from the National Records of Scotland (NRS) showing that last year 1,187 people died from drugs highlights the failures in treatment for users

Tory MP to quit at next election with blast at 'English nationalist' party

15 July 2019

Conservative MP Guto Bebb will stand down at the next election because the party is trying to "appeal to the extremes", he has declared.

No guarantee of Scottish medical supplies in no deal Brexit, Mike Russell warns

15 July 2019

MSP Mike Russell says it will be “very difficult, if not impossible, to guarantee the continuity of supplies” if there is a no deal Brexit