Decision to scrap £75m plan for facility to replace Cornton Vale comes after commission calls for therapeutic, local approach Campaigners have welcomed the announcement that the Scottish government is scrapping controversial plans to build a new...
A fresh rolling Scottish news and politics service. We're part of the Common Weal, and our full launch is coming soon. TWO young women caught up in the loyalist riot following the independence referendum will face no criminal proceedings.
NICOLA Sturgeon has been accused by Labour of "horse trading" with Britain's national security after she said scrapping Trident would be an absolute priority if her party holds the balance of power at Westminster.
Commenting on the news that the SNP will vote in favour of a moratorium on unconventional gas and fracking when the Infrastructure Bill is debated in Westminster on Monday, Friends of the Earth Scotland Head of Campaigns Mary Church said:
The Scottish National Party has described Scottish Labour’s policy on fracking as a “sham” as the vast majority of Scottish Labour MPs abstained on a key fracking vote in the House of Commons today.
They abstained on the moratorium on fracking for 18-30 months in today’s Infrastructure Bill. Scottish Labour’s position on the vote was unclear following a BBC Radio interview on BBC Good Morning Scotland on Saturday with their spokesperson, Sarah Boyack MSP, who repeatedly refused to set out how they will vote.
The SNP would be prepared to accept Gordon Brown's idea of a US-style elected senate of the "nations and regions" to replace the 700-year-old House of Lords as part of a deal to prop up a Labour minority government, senior party sources have indicated.
Feminist blogger and bar owner among SNP election hopefuls after rules change opens door to ‘non-political politicians’A breast cancer surgeon, a feminist blogger and the owner of a Glasgow bar that became an activists’ hub during the referendum...