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...

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...

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...

Social Security Committee visits Wester Hailes

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The Scottish Parliament's Social Security Committee visited Wester Hailes Education Centre today as they continued their inquiry into benefit uptake. The Committee met with...

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...

Just one week left to complete the census – householders urged...

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Householders in Scotland have just one week left to complete Scotland’s Census 2022. Over four out of five households (84.8%) across the country have already...

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...

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...

The Crown of Scotland goes to Holyrood – for the day

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The Duke of Hamilton, visited Edinburgh Castle, today, Saturday 29th June, to officially receive the Crown of Scotland from Lord Mackay of Clashfern, before...

Milestone reached 200,000 Baby Boxes delivered

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More than 200,000 Baby Boxes have been delivered to expectant mums and dads since The Scottish Government's Baby Box scheme was first introduced. Every...

Car parking to remain free at Royal Infirmary

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At the daily media briefing earlier today, Health Secretary Jeane Freema, confirmed that car parking will continue to be free for staff, visitors...

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...

Scotland’s New-look Baby Box ready in time for Mother’s Day

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The new Baby Box design, created by a team of children and young people, has been unveiled, with the new design featuring iconic landmarks...

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 investing in tackling child poverty

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The Scottish Government says that it has invested £6 billion to support low income households across Scotland over the last three years. This week...

Scottish Minister writes to Russian Ambassador

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Cabinet Secretary for External Affairs, Angus Robertson, has written to the Russian Ambassador for the UK to condemn the invasion of Ukraine by Russia “in...

Angus Robertson visiting Canada and the US during Tartan Week

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Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, Angus Robertson, joined Ontario Government Heritage and Culture Minister, Lisa MacLeod, and Niagara Falls Mayor, Jim Diodati,...

Audit Scotland says reforming the NHS is key to the government’s...

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Audit Scotland has reported on the NHS in Scotland 2021. The Scottish Government is told that its focus must now be on transforming health...

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...

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...

Boyack claims health services in Lothian in crisis

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Local Scottish Labour MSP Sarah Boyack has raised the alarm as the crisis in local A&E waiting times has continued unabated.  Statistics published this week have shown...

One week left to complete the census form for your household

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National Records of Scotland has confirmed that two million households have now submitted their census response, and they issue a reminder that...

Government to make music lessons free for the next year

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There will be no fees next year for children learning a musical instrument at school thanks to more than £7 million funding from The...

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...

Scotland to help Ukraine with medical supplies and equipment

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Scotland is sending critical medical supplies and equipment to help Ukraine following the illegal invasion by Russia. More than 500,000 emergency items which are valued...

Douglas Ross addresses the Conservative party conference

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Speaking to a Scottish Conservative event at party conference on Sunday, Leader of the Scottish Conservatives, Douglas Ross, said the party is building ‘the...

Government begins campaign against speeding drivers

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A campaign to remind drivers there is no excuse for speeding has been set up by The Scottish Government and Road Safety Scotland. Speeding which...

Craigour Park Primary win School Reading Journey award

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An Edinburgh primary school has received an award from the First Minister in a nationwide competition to encourage Scottish children to foster a lifelong...

Scottish Government delivered 45,000 baby boxes last year

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In the last year The Scottish Government has delivered 45,000 baby boxes to parents in Scotland, and 7,845 of those were distributed in the...

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