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Scottish Government pledges £200m for Tay Cities Region Deal

26 October 2018

The deal would provide a funding for investment in infrastructure and the economy in Dundee, Perth and the surrounding areas

Breaching home detention could be made criminal offence in Scotland

26 October 2018

New restrictions will also make offenders charged with violent crimes, possession of an offensive weapon or with links to organised crime ineligible for electronic tagging

Mesh scandal: conflict of interests in review confirmed by investigation

26 October 2018

Review of the review finds “major failings” in process and transparency as it investigated the use of mesh implants

MSPs to debate making electricians a regulated profession in Scotland

25 October 2018

Unlike those who work with gas, anyone can call themselves an electrician and carry out electrical work

The war on gangs

25 October 2018

How tackling anti-social, violent and criminal behaviour from an early age changes the course of a future

Talking openly about miscarriage: Councillor Rhiannon Spear on the decision to go public about her loss

25 October 2018

Glasgow councillor Rhiannon Spear and her partner Rhys Crilley talk about the loss of their unborn child and why we need to be open about miscarriage

Swinney orders independent review of controversial P1 tests

25 October 2018

The Education Secretary says schools should continue with the tests until the outcome of the review

Theresa May makes peace with backbench Tories with 'emotional' Brexit plea

25 October 2018

'Lion's den' of 1922 committee becomes "petting zoo" after Theresa May reaffirms commitment to Brexit

NHS Scotland 'not sustainable' and performance ‘in decline’, warns Audit Scotland

25 October 2018

Audit Scotland's annual report on the NHS in Scotland warns standards are in decline because of a lack of funding

Legal profession in Scotland needs single regulator, according to legal services review

24 October 2018

The Independent Review of Legal Services has recommended a single independent body to regulate the legal profession, set standards and handle complaints

Female workers in Glasgow begin two-day strike over equal pay

23 October 2018

Teachers, cleaners, caterers and carers in Glasgow will strike for 48-hours over lack of progress in resolving equal pay disputes

Brexit transition period will end ‘well before’ 2022, Theresa May promises

23 October 2018

The Prime Minister is under mounting pressure over plans to leave open the option of extending Britain’s transition period