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Tory rebels inflict key Brexit vote defeat on Theresa May

14 December 2017

Blow for Theresa May as parliament votes to give itself final say over Brexit deal ahead of Brussels summit

Income tax rises expected in Scottish budget

14 December 2017

Scottish income tax expected to be set at different rate for the first time in Derek Mackay's Scottish draft budget today

Grenfell: Before the healing must come justice

14 December 2017

Warm words are not enough for survivors of the Grenfell fire disaster who are still homeless and desperate

Impact of 50p additional tax rate ‘remains uncertain’, says Scottish Government report

13 December 2017

The report by the Scottish Government's chief economist suggests there would be a “revenue and policy risk” if there was an increase in income tax

Aftermath of public inquiries "being neglected", warns Institute for Government

13 December 2017

The UK Government has spent £639m on public inquiries over the last 30 years but has failed to effectively follow up on their recommendations, finds Institute for Government...

Ruth Davidson 'could stand for Westminster in future'

13 December 2017

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson gives the first indication she'd be willing to take a Westminster seat - but only after she has served as leader

More care home closures ahead unless funding system reformed, MSPs warned

13 December 2017

Care sector warns the Scottish Parliament's Health and Sport Committee about the system of funding elderly care

Burial charges rise by 27 per cent in three years, finds Citizens Advice Scotland

13 December 2017

Citizens Advice Scotland report shows the average burial charge has reached £1,428 - up by 5.5 per cent in the last year

Scotland needs ‘clarity’ on Brexit

12 December 2017

Michael Russell is to ask UK Government for answers on the deal struck with European leaders