Regulate heat network sector, urges Competition and Markets Authority

10 May 2018

Heat networks distribute thermal energy to multiple properties for the use of heating, cooling or hot water

Happy and safe?

9 May 2018

All anyone wants is the best for their children, and our Holyrood baby's mum is no exception. But is it enough?

SNP rejects suggestions it misled parliament on fracking

9 May 2018

An SNP spokesperson said: "Why the Tories want to frack under people's homes – despite the strength of public opposition – is anyone's guess"

Scottish universities to make galleries and museums more accessible

9 May 2018

Collections at university museums and galleries handed a funding boost by universities minister Shirley-Anne Somerville

RBS chief executive slammed by MPs over branch closures

9 May 2018

RBS chief executive Ross McEwan tells Scottish Affairs Committee branch closures are necessary

Refugees to access crisis grants upon arrival in Scotland

9 May 2018

Ministers said Family Reunion Crisis Grants, worth a total £100,000, will provide help with initial living costs as well as essential items for those arriving in Scotland under family reunion...

Less talk, more action

8 May 2018

Reducing plastic waste is top of the political agenda but what steps are actually being taken?

Boris Johnson attacks “crazy” post-Brexit customs plans

8 May 2018

Foreign Secretary said the so-called ‘customs partnership’ option would create “a whole new web of bureaucracy”

Theresa May to Brexiteers: back me on compromise plan or risk full customs union

7 May 2018

Theresa May has warned warring ministers to fall in line behind her favoured plan for close customs ties with the EU or risk being pushed into a full customs union by MPs

Labour blasts Theresa May over ‘shocking’ rise in child poverty

7 May 2018

Labour has accused Theresa May of “failing” families, as new figures revealed that the number of children in working households growing up in poverty has soared since 2010

No one wants to further burden a victim of sexual assault but we cannot allow assailants to walk free

6 May 2018

Rape convictions are ridiculously low but to believe the answer is to legally compel victims to give evidence appears, at first take, sheer madness


Boris Johnson to meet US counterparts in Washington in bid to save Iran nuclear deal

6 May 2018

Boris Johnson will make a last-ditch attempt to save the Iran nuclear deal during a trip to Washington this weekend amid fears the US is set to scrap it

Sketch: Brian Whittle vs Kriss Akabusi

4 May 2018

Parliamentary sketch: A debate on Scotland's success at the recent Commonwealth Games sees Brian Whittle get a tough time

Michelle Ballantyne appointed shadow social security secretary

3 May 2018

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said the move will mean Adam Tomkins will have more time to concentrate on constitutional issues