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Communities should have a stronger voice in the planning system

17 May 2018

The Local Government and Communities Committee has set out a number of recommendations to strengthen the Planning (Scotland) Bill

UK Government to slash maximum stake on 'crack cocaine' gambling machines from £100 to £2

17 May 2018

The Campaign for Fairer Gambling has argued the terminals would be rated ‘class A’ if gambling had product classifications similar to drugs

At least 63 Windrush citizens may have been wrongly deported, Sajid Javid admits

16 May 2018

Home secretary Sajid Javid tells the Home Affairs Select Committee more cases of wrongly deported British citizens may emerge

Is Scotland ready for electric vehicles?

16 May 2018

The Scottish Government plans to phase out new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2032, but is Scotland ready to go electric?

John Swinney: closing the poverty-related attainment gap is this government’s defining mission

16 May 2018

As the Holyrood baby celebrates her second birthday, the Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education, John Swinney, reflects on his two years at the helm

MSPs urged to vote against EU Withdrawal Bill

15 May 2018

Brexit Minister Michael Russell said the Scottish Parliament must “unite to protect the powers of devolution”

House of Lords defeat government again with fresh call for Leveson 2

15 May 2018

Peers have repeated their calls for the second part of the Leveson Inquiry to be established - in yet another defeat for the Government

National Trust for Scotland calls for halt to fish farm expansion

15 May 2018

Fergus Ewing has faced calls to halt the expansion of the Scottish aquaculture industry until new regulations aimed at providing greater environmental protection are introduced

David Miliband says Jeremy Corbyn risks being the ‘midwife of hard Brexit’

14 May 2018

David Miliband has warned Jeremy Corbyn he risks being the “midwife” of a Brexit which threatens people’s living standards

Sharing intelligence across Europe more necessary than ever, head of MI5 warns

14 May 2018

In a rare intervention, Andrew Parker will ramp up the call for European intelligence chiefs to keep a united front against the Kremlin’s “aggressive and pernicious actions”