Government makes U-Turn on college bursary funding

The Scottish Government has confirmed it will reverse the proposed cut of £11.4m for college bursaries as the Budget is voted on today, protecting...

A plan to fight “loneliness”

The Scottish Government has launched one of the first attempts by any government in the world to tackle loneliness and social isolation.  The plan...

Lothians MSP was part of delegation to Bavaria

Lothian MSP Gordon Lindhurst has told us about   the recent visit made by MSPs to Bavaria.   Lindhurst was part of a delegation of three Convener MSPs...

Tories question Government plans ahead of Draft Budget on Thursday

Finance Secretary Derek MacKay will address Holyrood with his draft budget on Thursday afternoon at 2.30pm. This follows from the Autumn Statement issued by the...

Government to hold consultation on pre-recorded evidence in criminal trials

Views are being sought on the best way to spare child witnesses from having to give evidence during criminal trials. The consultation seeks views on...

First Minister announces cash for jobs at SCVO Gathering

The First Minister announced £4 million for extra jobs at the Gathering in Glasgow this morning. Unusually for him he attended an event early...

Happy New Year messages from the Prime Minister and First Minister

First of all Prime Minister Theresa May explains that we have made a momentous decision and set ourselves in a new direction. She says in the...

Pedal on Parliament moving forward

Representatives of cycling safety group, Pedal on Parliament, met with Scottish Government Transport Minister Keith Brown MSP, along with other MSPs and government officials...

Balerno to get new 3G pitch

Christmas is coming early for young people across Scotland including those living in Balerno following a £1.43m boost from the Scottish Government’s Cashback for...

Richard Leonard promising Real Change

Richard Leonard is one of two candidates running in the Scottish Labour Leadership race and he promises real change. That's what the placards say...

Lothian MSP nears crowdfunding target for defence fund

Andy Wightman MSP is defending a defamation action raised against him by Wildcat Haven Enterprises CIC. The organisation...

Meningitis B vaccine to be introduced in Scotland later in the...

The Scottish Government has announced that from 1 September, the meningitis B vaccine will be introduced to the routine childhood vaccination programme in Scotland. Scotland...
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