Sale of Council houses to sitting tenants brought to an end...

The Scottish Government had a long session yesterday to approve The Housing (Scotland) Bill which is designed to improve condition of houses let to...

LBTT on second homes ‘to protect first time buyers’

As widely expected The Scottish Government has introduced legislation this evening to increase the charges on second homes from 1 April. This will affect those...

First Minister gives evidence on Europe

"We have got to have the option, if we cannot protect our interests within the UK, it would be wrong to deny people in...

Rice to chair new Scottish Fiscal Commission

  The Scottish Government has approved the Finance Committee's recommendations to appoint Managing Director of Lloyds Banking Group, Lady Susan Rice, as Chair of the...

MSP accuses Tory welfare cuts for losses to Edinburgh

SNP MSP FOR EDINBURGH PENTLANDS GORDON MACDONALD DEMANDS DEVOLUTION OF SOCIAL SECURITY POWERS Freedom of Information figures supplied by the Department for Work and Pensions have shown...

Is it time now for the South Suburban Railway?

On Tuesday of this week Jim Eadie SNP MSP for Edinburgh Southern secured a debate on the reintroduction of the South Suburban Railway. The railway line is...

Scottish Independence – Alison Johnstone MSP looks for a fairer society

  Alison Johnstone Green MSP for Lothians writes about the interaction of independence and responsibility. "Many of us who support the idea of an independent Scotland...

Scottish Government welcomes Syrian refugees

The first charter flight bringing refugees from Syria landed at Glasgow Airport this afternoon. Minister for Europe and International Development Humza Yousaf said: “This is a...

New funding for 1000 affordable homes

Social Justice Secretary Alex Neil MSP was in Musselburgh this morning to promote a new investment vehicle that is expected to provide up to 1,000 affordable...

Lothian MSP calls on Holyrood to take action on housing shortage

Lothian MSP Sarah Boyack and Scottish Labour candidate for Edinburgh Central, today called on The Scottish Government to do more to tackle the housing...

Have your say on a new system for social security

There are six weeks left for people across Scotland to have their say on how Scotland's new social security system should be shaped. Since the end...

Scottish Labour leader splits from fiancée

Lothians MSP and Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has split from her fiancée of only six months, Louise Riddell. The Edinburgh College lecturer announced their...
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