Scotland

Scotland

Welfare powers bid concerns raised

February 11, 2015

Equality campaigners have raised "serious concerns" about the process for devolving more control over welfare to Scotland as ministers from London and Edinburgh met for the first time to discuss the plans.

Scotland

Joint committees ‘feet-up time’

February 11, 2015

Meetings between top-level politicians from the UK's devolved administrations "didn't really do very much" and could even be regarded as "feet- up time in the diary", a former Scottish deputy first minister has said.

Scotland

Labour slams SNP over NHS failings

February 11, 2015

Labour has launched a fresh attack on the Scottish Government over its management of the NHS, claiming hospitals that are failing to meet accident and emergency waiting times and those where inspectors have raised concerns about cleanliness are symptoms of a "nationwide complex problem" across the health service.

Scotland

A&E support ‘a responsible move’

February 11, 2015

Scottish Government action to send in a specialist support team to help a hospital struggling with accident and emergency waiting times is a "responsible move", the First Minister has insisted.

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