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Scottish devolution: consent is everything

18 May 2018

Holyrood refuses consent, Westminster ponders ignoring it - is Donald Dewar’s legacy at stake as parliaments clash over Brexit?

Sketch: MSPs take a trip down the rabbit hole

18 May 2018

A debate on whether the Scottish Parliament should consent to the EU withdrawal bill gets bogged down in a discussion of woodland creatures

New regulation of inshore fishing gear

18 May 2018

Scottish Government says new rules on the marking of static fishing gear will improve safety in the Scottish inshore fishing sector

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

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

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

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

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?

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”

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