‘Do the right thing’: Family of Sheku Bayoh to lodge perjury complaint as they repeat demand for a public inquiry
“We know racism played a big part in our brother’s death and has played a role in denying us justice,” said the sister of Bayoh, on the 4th anniversary of his death in police custody
'It’s time the voice of the voiceless are heard': Family of Katie Allan demand justice in meeting with justice secretary
Following the death of two young people in custody, their families call for measures to tackle suicides from the Scottish Government
SCOTLAND has failed the test of a civilised society following the death of two young people in custody by suicide, according to lawyer and human rights advocate Aamer Anwar.
Analysis: Scotland's bus regulations have barely changed since Thatcher - is it not time for public ownership?
CommonSpace examines the data on the performance of Scotland’s deregulated bus regime, and finds a vicious circle of declining services, fewer passengers and higher fares. New Minister Michael Matheson has a chance to shake off Thatcher’s deregulation policy, but will he?
WEIRDLY, Scotland feels like the south of Spain. Enjoy it while it lasts. The permanent blue skies and humidity is an almost unblemished pleasure.
Heathrow expansion leaves Scottish and UK Governments “without any shred of credibility”, says Patrick Harvie
Greens and environmentalists slam SNP for supporting Heathrow expansion, while transport minister Humza Yousaf demands guarantees from UK Government
THE SNP’S decision to abstain from a key Commons vote on the expansion of Heathrow airport, in which the UK Government triumphed with a majority of 296, has been roundly condemned by the Scottish Greens and environmentalist groups.
Transport Bill is 'missed opportunity' to have publicly owned local bus services, claims Unite trade union
The new Transport Bill shows no immediate hope for campaigners looking to bring Scotland's bus services back into public ownership
CAMPAIGNERS who have long fought for Scotland's bus network to be brought into public ownership have been left disappointed after the publication of the Scottish Government's new Transport Bill, which Unite say will continue to let private companies benefit from public funds.
TSSA slams Tory cuts to Scottish railways following launch of national investment strategy
Transport union asks if the Tories’ ideological commitment to the private sector will saddle Scotland’s railways with debt
THE TRANSPORT SALARIED STAFFS’ ASSOCIATION (TSSA) has condemned enormous cuts made to the funding of Scotland’s rail infrastructure by the UK Government, following the publication of the Scottish Government’s rail investment strategy for the next decade.
Tory MSP explains tweet singling out Muslim MSPs in call for condemnation of ‘anti-Semitism’
Jackson Carlaw has faced criticism for asking Scotland’s Muslim MSPs to condemn efforts to block pro-Israeli groups from anti-racism march
SCOTTISH CONSERVATIVE MSP Jackson Carlaw has come under fire after singling out SNP MSP Humza Yousaf and Labour MSP Anas Sarwar in a call for condemnation of reports that pro-Israeli groups were blocked from a Glasgow Stand Up to Racism on Saturday.
Humza Yousaf calls for ‘Islamophobic’ councillor to stand down and face Labour expulsion
Councillor suspended by Labour after offensive remarks about Humza Yousaf urged to stand down from his position
COUNCILLOR JIM DEMPSTER of Dumfries and Galloway Council has been urged to stand down by transport minister Humza Yousaf over Islamophobic remarks, after Labour suspended him from the party on Thursday night.