Chris Grayling defends Qatar trip amid anger over rail fare hikes

3 January 2018

UK Transport Minister Chris Grayling says his trip to Qatar "doesn't make any difference" to rail fare hikes

Conservation groups urge ministers to complete network of Marine Protected Areas

2 January 2018

Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust and WWF Scotland call on ministers to end the wait for consultation on further MPAs

Associate feature: Deprivation, obesity and cancer

1 January 2018

Diet is a major risk factor in a number of preventable cancers and people in more deprived areas are most affected

Scotland as a global tech hub of the future

31 December 2017

Some of the top minds in Scottish business, government and academia gather in Edinburgh to discuss Scotland’s potential as a tech hub of the future

Immigration “will be in a much better place than it is” after Brexit, says VisitScotland official

30 December 2017

Charlie Smith, director of marketing and digital at VisitScotland, said there is a good chance Scotland will still be able to attract the skills the technology sector needs

Leading tech entrepreneur urges Scottish Government to abandon requirement for teachers to have a degree

29 December 2017

Ian Ritchie, who developed the first commercially available web link browser, called on the Scottish Government to abandon its requirement for teachers to have a degree relevant to their subject,...

Out in the cold: homelessness

29 December 2017

Why is homelessness still a major problem in Scotland in the 21st century?

Ian Blackford calls for cross party talks to stop hard Brexit

28 December 2017

Ian Blackford calls on MPs across the Commons to "put politics aside and work together, in the national interest, to protect our place in the single market and customs union"...

Scotland's new child poverty laws and the Holyrood baby

27 December 2017

The Child Poverty Bill won unanimous support, but can it make a difference to Kirsty, the Holyrood baby?


Scotland’s landscape “under attack” from climate change

27 December 2017

WWF Scotland, the National Trust for Scotland and RSPB Scotland come together to issue warning following growing concern over the effect of storms, flooding, landslides and...

Nick Clegg to be considered for knighthood

26 December 2017

Former Deputy Prime Minister is reportedly to be given the honour in recognition of his time in office from 2010 to 2015

The poverty trap

25 December 2017

The welfare safety net is full of holes at a time when more and more people are in economic free fall

Holyrood Magazine issue 394 / 18 December 2017

25 December 2017

Poverty and inequality special issue: including an interview Mhairi Black MP, features on the welfare state, homelessness and obesity, and a look at how the Child Poverty Bill has affected...