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Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Conservative MSP stands down to become Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for...

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Donald Cameron MSP is standing down from The Scottish Parliament to become part of the Scotland Office team at Westminster.The King has approved...

Health Secretary quits over bill for data roaming charges

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Cabinet Secretary for NHS Recovery, Health and Social Care, Michael Matheson, has tendered his resignation to the First Minister today, months after the matter...

Calls for action on railway station for Winchburgh

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Labour MSP Foysol Choudhury has called for sustained action to secure a train station for Winchburgh.Winchburgh is an expanding West Lothian community, with Winchburgh...

Children’s engagement with the Scottish Parliament to be expanded

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Children from across Scotland have joined the Presiding Officer to sign a joint commitment to increase their involvement in the work of the Scottish...

Ten years of campaigning for new Eye Pavilion

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Sarah Boyack MSP has been fighting for a new Eye Pavilion in Edinburgh. Here she writes about the latest developments.Edinburgh is facing massive...

Scottish Government releases tenth paper in Building a New Scotland series

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Culture Secretary Angus Robertson will announce a new paper today which states that an independent Scotland could unlock the potential of the country’s culture...

Chief Constable’s old pals act raises more questions over judgement

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EXCLUSIVEUnder pressure Police Scotland Chief Constable Jo Farrell called in expert advice from her former police force despite it being slated over its performance...

Government to ban single use vapes

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The Scottish Government will introduce new laws to ban single use vapes and also to raise the minimum age at which anyone can buy...

Government spending on Bute House revealed

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The final costs of repair work carried out on Bute House in 2023 have been published by the government.The total cost of repair work...

MSP suggests moving the police into Victoria Quay

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Ben Macpherson MSP wrote to Justice Secretary Angela Constance on Thursday following the session just ahead of First Minister’s Questions.He had not had...

Lord Advocate makes statement to Scottish Parliament

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Following questions asked at First Minister’s Questions the Lord Advocate appeared before MSPs on Tuesday afternoon to make a statement relating to the Post...

Call for first aid project to be rolled out in schools

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A Scottish Green MSP is calling for a pilot project teaching first aid to children in schools to be extended and made available permanently...

New Year message from Scottish Labour

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Scottish Labour leader, Anas Sarwar, has issued a New Year message in which he predicts that the best days and years are yet to...

Happy New Year from the Scottish Greens

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The co-leader of the Scottish Greens and Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity, Lorna Slater has issued a New Year message reflecting...

Food poverty must be addressed

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Scottish Labour has revealed that the number of food parcels delivered in Edinburgh has risen by 89% since 2018, with an even higher rise...

Happy New Year from Douglas Ross

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Douglas Ross the leader of the Scottish Conservatives wishes everyone in Scotland a Happy New Year."As we draw 2023 to a close tonight,...

Baby Boxes continue to help families with newborn babies

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Almost 284,000 boxes have been given to families expecting a new baby since 2017, with almost 50,000 of those delivered in the NHS Lothian...

Holyrood says council funding has increased “in real terms”

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Edinburgh Council has received an increase of £48.5 million from The Scottish Government, which equates to five point two per cent from the £14...

Read, Write, Count adds up

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The First Minister backs an initiative established in 2015 called Read, Write, Count which has gifted almost quarter of a million books to children...

Holyrood committee supports tourist tax bill

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Holyrood committee gives backing for overnight accommodation levy bill in stage one report released today.

COSLA and Holyrood moving forward on fiscal framework for local government

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COSLA and the Scottish Government have moved forward with discussions on the way local government is funded.The debate arose from the Verity House Agreement...

Yousaf rebuked over COP28 meeting

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Humza Yousaf: how to understand the first minister’s spat with David Cameron over his COP28 meeting with the Turkish president Carolyn Rowe, Aston University; Elin Royles,...

Scottish Government confirms commitment to rights of trade unions

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Wellbeing Economy Secretary Neil Gray, will today focus on The Scottish Government’s collaborative approach to industrial relations and the rights of trade unions.He will...

MSP wants action on Scotland’s public health

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Foysol Choudhury MSP chaired the Cross-Party Group (CPG) on Improving Scotland’s Health when a presentation was made by Paul Johnston, Chief Executive of Public...

First Minister at COP28 – “The world is at a tipping...

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First Minister Humza Yousaf will urge world leaders to show ambition, work together and demonstrate radical action to tackle the global climate crisis at...

MSP supports group championing children with additional support needs

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Foysol Choudhury MSP is following up support for children with additional support needs. Mr Choudhury hosted the ASN Reform Scotland Group’s drop-in session for MSPs at The...

Conservatives call for Health Secretary’s iPad to be checked

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The Scottish Conservatives have called for Michael Matheson to hand over his iPad to parliamentary authorities so that its record of use can be...

Boyack tired of government ‘flip flopping’ over the Eye Pavilion

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A meeting organised by Sarah Boyack MSP with the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Michael Matheson, to discuss the delayed Edinburgh Eye Pavilion has left...

Ash Regan quits SNP for ALBA

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Earlier today at the ALBA party conference, former SNP minister and contender for the leadership of the SNP earlier this year, Ash Regan MSP,...

First Minister calls for ceasefire in Gaza

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The First Minister Humza Yousaf has written to many UK political leaders supporting a ceasefire and the establishment of a humanitarian corridor.Mr Yousaf has...