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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...

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...

Alex Salmond denies sexual harassment complaints

Former First Minister Alex Salmond faces complaints of sexual harassment arising during his time at Holyrood. This has been revealed in a series of tweets...

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...

COMMENT : Scotland’s fracking is a ‘pseudo-ban’

by Luciana Miu Researcher - Grantham Institute for Climate Change and Environment, Imperial College London Ah, fracking. The new ‘f’ word has really made its way into the mainstream energy...

Labour demand better for young people in care

Scottish Labour have obtained data from the Scottish Government by a Freedom of Information request which they say shows that only 6 per cent...

First Minister introduces the new team

The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon spent yesterday reshuffling her Cabinet and today she appointed nine new junior ministers to complete the task. Subject to Parliamentary...

All change at Holyrood

Nicola Sturgeon's cabinet has been greatly changed today during a major reshuffle, the first since the last Scottish parliamentary election in May 2016. Keith Brown...

First Minister leading business delegation to Berlin today

The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is heading up a delegation of business representatives which is going to Berlin today. 12 companies are sending delegates....

Balfour calls on Scottish Government to support men’s charity

Jeremy Balfour, Scottish Conservative MSP for the Lothian region, has pressed the First Minister to meet with men’s charity, Abused Men in Scotland, to discuss their...