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Irish border fears ‘could lead to extended Brexit transition period’

24 May 2018

Jeremy Corbyn visits Belfast to make case for customs union as Theresa May asks EU for transition period to be extended

"It does take its toll": MSPs talk about politics and mental health

24 May 2018

Annie Wells, Monica Lennon, Alex Cole-Hamilton, Clare Haughey and Jenny Gilruth discuss mental health policy, alongside their own experiences

SNP backs plans to give refugees and people seeking asylum the right to vote

23 May 2018

Joe Fitzpatrick confirms that plans to extend the voting franchise to all EU and non-EU adults who are resident in Scotland would include refugees and those seeking asylum

Maureen Watt: Young people are driving change in mental health attitudes

23 May 2018

There are signs that we are becoming more willing to speak about mental health and wellbeing and much of that is being driven by the younger generation, writes the mental health minister

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Promote the aquaculture industry to school leavers and graduates, urges HIE

23 May 2018

Highlands and Islands Enterprise highlights a gender imbalance in both the industry and education system, as well as an ageing workforce

Employment in Scotland at record high

22 May 2018

Statistics show that in 2017, 2,618,100 people were in employment, with the employment rate at 74.3 per cent

"No justification" for mountain hare cull, warns Scottish Labour

22 May 2018

Scottish Labour MSP Colin Smyth argues “there can be no justification for the mass slaughter of nearly 40,000 of these iconic Scottish animals in less than one year”

Ruth Davidson: Tories are too dour and joyless

22 May 2018

The Conservatives are too "joyless" and need to be more optimistic to win over sceptical voters, according to Ruth Davidson

Nearly 80 per cent of public sector contracts in Scotland go to SMEs

22 May 2018

A report by Public Contracts Scotland found 78 per cent of public contracts last year went to small businesses