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Dundee launches bid to become UK’s first ‘living wage city’

8 March 2019

An alliance of local employers is encouraging others to sign up to pay employees at least £9 per hour

Experts from across the legal profession to advise Scottish Government on fees for legal aid

8 March 2019

The advisory panel includes academics and members of the Faculty of Advocates, the Society of Solicitor Advocates, the Law Society of Scotland and the Scottish Legal Aid Board

Richard Leonard breaks with UK Labour policy to call for continuation of free movement after Brexit

8 March 2019

In an exclusive interview with Holyrood, the Scottish Labour leader described free movement as “culturally, socially and economically enriching for us”

Scotland's only state-run girls' school could start admitting boys

7 March 2019

The 120-year-old school has only ever admitted girls but some parents argue excluding catchment children purely based on gender is unfair

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee backs general principles of transport bill

7 March 2019

But MSPs called for greater clarity on how some of the measures will operate in practice, while expressing concern over its potential financial impact on local authorities

Arts and PE help pupils to thrive at school, new study suggests

7 March 2019

Findings suggest that greater investment in sports and arts could improve academic attainment and health and wellbeing

Offshore wind to get UK-wide boost

7 March 2019

New Offshore Wind Sector Deal from UK Government hailed as a "major milestone" by Scottish Renewables

Theresa May suffers fresh Brexit defeat as peers demand UK stays in customs union

7 March 2019

A defeat for Theresa May in the Lords comes amid reports Number 10 is preparing for a third Commons vote on her Brexit deal

Productivity: the long game for Scotland

7 March 2019

Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2019: Aligning education with industry is a long-term project for Scotland if it is going to address the productivity gap

Edinburgh council approves network of on-street electric vehicle charging hubs

7 March 2019

The network, which will be made up of 66 on-street charging points across 14 hubs, is part of the council’s electric vehicle infrastructure business case