VIDEO – And the exam results are out today

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Although there is a reducing school roll across Scotland at S5 and S6, the number of passes at Higher level has remained much the...

Scots dad wins Sir Keir Starmer backing for vaccine priority for...

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The Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer has given his unequivocal backing to a campaign to secure Covid-19 vaccine priority for terminally ill patients.Sir...

Scottish Conservatives appoint new members of staff

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The Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party has appointed a new Director of the Party and Chief of Staff to Douglas Ross.The new Director of...

Scottish politicians sanctioned by Russian government

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Scottish politicians are included on the list of people sanctioned by the Russian Government led by President Vladimir Putin which was published today.The...

Lothians MSP visits the Royal Blind School in Edinburgh

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Foysol Choudhury, MSP for Lothian, writes about his recent visit to the Royal Blind School."I recently had a great visit to the Royal Blind...

Government pausing super sponsorship visa scheme – and will use ship...

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The Scottish Government is to pause the super sponsorship visa process for displaced Ukrainains in a bid to ensure those who have already applied...

The Scottish Government activates resilience operation as extreme heat expected

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The Scottish Government Resilience Room (SGoRR) remains in operation as the Met Office Amber warning of extreme heat extends to more parts of Scotland...

Holyrood Dog of the Year – and the winners are…

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Christine Grahame won the coveted title with her borrowed dog Mabel. Pam Duncan-Glancy and Tony were in second place and in third place was...

Scotland’s Baby Box refreshed on fifth anniversary

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The contents of the Baby Box have been refreshed on the fifth anniversary of the successful scheme which has delivered more than 220,000 boxes...

Scottish Government announces millions of investment in Sighthill

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The Scottish Government has announced investment of £12 million in redeveloping and regenerating an industrial park and warehousing units which promises new jobs.Around...

Thompson supports investigation into Prime Minister’s conduct

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Owen Thompson SNP MP for Midlothian has spoken out in support of demands for an investigation into the Prime Minister's conduct during the pandemic.The...

Scottish Conservatives appoint new Chairman and Deputy Leader

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The Scottish Conservative Party have appointed a new Chairman and Deputy Leader. Craig Hoy MSP has been appointed as the new Party Chairman, and Meghan...

Culture Secretary announces backing for the Scottish Clan Fund

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Eleven community events involving nine local authorities across Scotland will get funding of £48,000 this year. The money will support local events designed to...

Seven year old presents petition to The Scottish Parliament calling for...

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Seven-year-old Callum Isted, a pupil at Dedridge Primary School in Livingston, presented a petition to The Scottish Parliament calling for free reusable plastic bottles...

Local MSP wants more schools to visit Holyrood

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Ash Denham MSP for Edinburgh Eastern is encouraging local schools to visit the Scottish Parliament.Today the SNP MSP has written to local head teachers...

What did Anas Sarwar say in Monday’s speech?

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Leader of Scottish Labour, Anas Sarwar MSP made a trailed speech on Monday morning as a way of introducing what Labour will be doing...

Happy Birthday messages for the First Minister

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Today is First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon's 50th birthday and we send her our best wishes.For those of you who would like to, there...

South Queensferry to get a new high school

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The Scottish Government has announced £230 million of funding for 19 new schools and one of these will be South Queensferry Community High School...

New short term lets legislation is welcome in Edinburgh

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All short-term let properties will require a licence which can be granted by the local council.This legislation approved by The Scottish Parliament is...

Calls for Powderhall railway line to become “green corridor”

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Lothian MSP, Miles Briggs, has called for former Powderhall railway line to be made a green corridor. This would link up with the network...

Questions asked and answered over Bute House book launch

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Scottish Labour asked several questions on Monday in an attempt to hold the First Minister to account over her use of the Official Residence...

The Scottish Government urges everyone to stop wasting food

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People living in Edinburgh are encouraged to make 2022 the year they stop wasting food, for good. Around 600,000 tonnes of household food waste...

Scottish Government programme set out today in Holyrood

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Ensuring Scotland’s economic, health, and social recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is the focus of this year’s Programme for Government, published today.The...

Government grants Edinburgh funding to help young people play and socialise

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Gordon Macdonald MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands, has expressed his delight as The City of Edinburgh Council is to receive £846,000 from The Scottish Government...

Government introduce free bedside TV in hospitals

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The government has announced this morning that patients in six hospitals across Scotland are to receive free bedside television for the next three months.Visiting...

Local MSP pays a visit to Leith Academy

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Conservative MSP Miles Briggs today visited Leith Academy to talk with their S3 modern studies class. The visit was organised so that the pupils could...

Government announces fund for innovative projects in agriculture

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The Scottish Government will begin a funding programme to support projects which aim to boost food security in Scotland and address the biodiversity and...

Government to accelerate development of renewable energy in Scotland

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The Scottish Government will respond to rising gas prices and the instability caused by the Russian invasion with a swing to renewable energy.Net...

Parents back the Scottish Baby Box

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An independent survey commissioned by The Scottish Government has established that 97% of parents rate the Scottish Baby Box and its contents as good.By...

Scottish Labour calls for an end to Rwanda plans for asylum...

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Scottish Labour has issued a call today for the UK Government to scrap their “inhumane, ineffective, and damaging” plans to send those seeking asylum...

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