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.
HOLYROOD went all heroic yesterday as MSPs showed their support for gay and transgender young people.
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…
SCOTTISH Labour conference delegates will today vote on a new policy of federalism which party leader Kezia Dugdale believes would “reshape” the UK .
THE flagship nine o’clock news programme on the new BBC Scotland channel will be able to draw on the broadcaster’s global resources, according to the corporation’s director general.
MSPs have called on the UK Work and Pensions secretary to fix “shocking” problems with Universal Credit before it is extended in Scotland, claiming it is driving people to “breaking point”.
MSPs have voted on income-tax rates and bands in Scotland for the first-time ever, with Holyrood opting to freeze the point at which the higher 40p tax rate kicks in.
HOLYROOD will today set Scotland’s rate of income tax for the first time in the Parliament’s 18-year history. The vote will likely see the SNP-Green compromise to freeze the top rate of tax at £43,000 squeeze through.
THERESA May looks unlikely to respond to Nicola Sturgeon’s proposals for a separate Scottish Brexit deal until after the formal process of leaving the European Union has got underway, it has emerged.