Sturgeon unveils Climate Emergency focused Programme for Government and lays the groundwork for a General Election campaign
Outlining the 2019-20 Programme for Government, the first minister confirmed that the SNP will put Scotland’s opposition to Brexit and right to choose independence “at the very heart” of any General Election campaign
Analysis: Scotland’s prisons are bursting at the seams - will @ScotGov be brave on community justice?
A new report has highlighted the overcrowding crisis in Scotland’s prisons – the evidence suggests a community justice approach would be more effective and affordable, but is the Scottish Government politically brave enough to embrace it?
THE 2018/19 report of the Chief Inspector of Prisons Scotland, Wendy Sinclair-Gieben, makes for grim reading.
SNP calls on Richard Leonard to ‘get on the right side of democracy’ as Scottish Labour leader butts heads with John McDonnell over indyref2 comments
Furious Scottish Labour reaction greets shadow chancellor following his claim that a future Labour government would not block a second independence referendum backed by Holyrood
‘Unethical, unsustainable and makes no financial sense’: Edinburgh Sick Kids scandal shows time’s up for private financing, argue Greens
Massive cost of Edinburgh’s Royal Hospital for Children and Young People demonstrates the failure of the private finance infrastructure model, says Scottish Green co-leader Patrick Harvie
‘Still a long way to go’: The biggest problems facing Edinburgh Fringe workers
New report highlights enduring barriers faced by those battling exploitation of festival workers
THE FAIR FRINGE CAMPAIGN today [29 July] published its new ‘Advertising Exploitation’ report, documenting the practices used by companies at the Edinburgh Fringe to recruit staff and reigniting controversy over the working environment of the world’s largest arts festival.