People whose experiences of the UK Government’s benefits system bordered on the “inhumane” played a key role in considering a social security system in Scotland, MSPs have heard.
Nicola Sturgeon has described Labour’s failure to offer an alternative proposal for the Scottish Budget as “unacceptable”.
MSPs have voted against attempts to raise the age of criminal responsibility in Scotland to either 14 or 16.
Tributes have been paid to the former vice-president of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on the 20th anniversary of his death.
An international expert who advises the Scottish Government on education took the controversial test for primary one pupils, and he told MSPs: “I didn’t find all the questions easy.”
Opposition parties in the Scottish Parliament should unite to vote down the Budget, Scottish Labour has said.
Funding for music tuition in schools should be re-examined following the controversial introduction of fees by most councils across Scotland, MSPs have said.
Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to look into reports that a lack of care staff on a Scottish island has left a frail 90-year-old woman unable to get the help she needs.
A new pay offer to teachers threatening strike action will be financed by the Scottish Government and not the education budget, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has said she would give evidence to a special committee being set up to probe the Scottish Government’s handling of complaints against former first minister Alex Salmond.
NICOLA STURGEON has promised to reveal her plans for a second Scottish independence referendum in a “matter of weeks”, regardless of what happens with the Brexit deal.