HOLYROOD passed the Scottish Government’s budget last night, with Finance Secretary Derek Mackay insisting it was the best deal for taxpayers anywhere in the UK.
SCOTTISH Brexit minister Mike Russell has slammed the Tory agriculture minister Andrea Leadsom, after she described a meeting between the two governments as “constructive”.
KEZIA Dugdale has urged Nicola Sturgeon to step in to prevent the proposed closure of a children’s hospital ward in Paisley, after NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde backed moving in-patient care for youngsters to the Royal Hospital for Children in…
LABOUR’s top man in Dundee, Kevin Keenan, came in for criticism on Wednesday, after he ditched the cold misery of a city council budget meeting to soak up some vitamin D somewhere in the Med.
THE GMB union is calling on the UK Government to bring in a Nissan-style deal to protect the Scotch whisky industry after Brexit.
SCOTLAND’S Labour councils continued to disagree yesterday about whether to implement the three per cent council tax increase which all 32 local authorities can make this year.
RUTH Davidson’s plans to give Scotland’s judges the power to lock up violent criminals and throw away the key, unravelled yesterday, with top lawyers and legal experts calling the measure completely unnecessary.
PLANS for an electricity superhighway between Scotland and Norway have been given European Union backing, with its agreement to part fund the multimillion-pound development phase of the 650km (403-mile) interconnector.
SCOTTISH social entrepreneurs have been given a £140,000 boost from the Scottish Government to help make businesses grow.
THERE is no point in sugaring the pill – the Scottish Government dropped the ball on business rates. However, to be fair, it did manage to turn adversity into advantage simply by getting its act together before the UK Government, making the…