Greens hit out at SNP for blocking amendments to planning bill

The Planning (Scotland) Bill is making slow progress through Holyrood at present and today the Greens claim the SNP blocked a bid to give communities...

MSP encourages local businesses to pay the Scottish Living Wage

SNP MSP Ben Macpherson has urged businesses in Edinburgh Northern and Leith to sign up to the Scottish Living Wage, as part of Living...

Speaking to Daniel Johnson MSP

I went to meet Daniel Johnson MSP to catch up with him about what is on the agenda for him or his constituents in...

Scottish Government support for Zambia

Local MSP Ben Macpherson is also the International Development Minister and he has today announced a package of support to assist Zambia in developing their...

MSP congratulates Oaklands School on winning sporting gold

Jeremy Balfour, Scottish Conservative MSP for the Lothian Region, visited Oaklands School on Ferry Road this week where he heard first-hand about their tremendous...

MSP reports delays in bodies being released

Kezia Dugdale MSP lodged a Freedom of Information request about the length of time families have waited for bodies of loved ones to be...

COMMENT – OFCOM to ‘re-consult’ on local radio rules affecting Edinburgh

Regulations defining the 'local' in local radio are being significantly relaxed around the UK, but the planned merger of East and West Scotland into...

Labour call for inquiry over spying list

Labour MSPs have lodged a motion at Holyrood demanding an inquiry to investigate the undercover policing operations in Scotland, after a list of more...

Scottish Government to set out their alternative to Westminster’s Brexit proposals

The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that she will set out a common sense alternative to the UK Government's Brexit proposals in a...

Government to introduce prepaid smartcards

The Scottish Government has announced a new digital system intended to reduce stigma and make it easier to eat healthily. Pre-paid digital smartcards will replace...
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