International Day of Peace recognised at Holyrood

Members of the Scottish Parliament yesterday debated the importance of peace and official recognition of the UN’s International Day of Peace, following a motion...

Lothians MSP supports Independent Living Scotland Event

Jeremy Balfour, Scottish Conservative MSP raised a motion at the Scottish Parliament this week to lend his support for the Independent Living Scotland event...

Green MSP concerned over delayed discharges

Earlier this week Alison Johnstone, Health spokesperson for the Scottish Greens and MSP for Lothian expressed concern at the high level of delayed discharges...

Local MSP welcomes settlement of carers’ allowance

Scotland’s new public service to make first social security payments SNP MSP Ben Macpherson has welcomed the news that carers in Edinburgh will receive the...

Macdonald wants Child Tax credits reassessed

FAMILIES LEFT STRUGGLING AS TAX CREDITS CENTRED ON ENGLISH TERM TIMES The SNP’s Gordon Macdonald has written to the UK Government calling for reassessments of...

MSP lodges bill to ban smacking at Holyrood

Green MSP John Finnie has lodged his Members' Bill at Holyrood which is aimed at giving children protection from assault. If this bill is passed...

Sanitary products to be provided to all of Scotland’s students

New £5 million scheme to fight period poverty Free sanitary products will be available to pupils, students and learners at schools, colleges and universities across...

Scotland to open new government office in Canada

There was a time when many people emigrated from Scotland to Canada. Clubs were established here to help relatives fly across the Atlantic on...

Baby box birthday celebrated

It's a year since the first baby box was handed out to expectant parents in Scotland. Since then 52,065 boxes have been gifted to...

VIDEO – And the exam results are out today

Although there is a reducing school roll across Scotland at S5 and S6, the number of passes at Higher level has remained much the...
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