The group tasked with drawing up a code of practice for a key part of the Scottish Government’s named person scheme is finding it “challenging” to ensure this is “simple, concise and accessible”.
More than 3,000 new homes are to be built along with state-of-the-art schools in a multimillion-pound development in West Lothian.
More than 15% of students entering university in Scotland last year were from the country’s most deprived areas, new figures show.
Extra funding to help tackle so-called period poverty by expanding the number of places where free sanitary products are available has been announced by the Scottish Government.
A new one-off grant to help young people with the costs of starting work will be introduced as soon as possible, Scotland’s Social Security Secretary has said.
Bus companies are being given almost £500,000 to upgrade ticket machines to accept contactless payments.
Dundee East MSP Shona Robison has spoken of her concerns about the impact Brexit will have on the city.
A review of defamation law to ensure it meets the challenges posed by the growth in social media has been launched by the Scottish Government.
Alex Salmond has reported the Scottish Government to a data watchdog amid concerns over how information about the sexual misconduct allegations against him entered the public domain.
The legislation for making freedom of information requests in Scotland is being “abused by a handful of people” at significant cost to the taxpayer, it has been claimed.
Nicola Sturgeon has backed calls to have a ship which sank off Stornoway while returning servicemen from the First World War designated as a war grave.
Scotland’s information watchdog is to be questioned by MSPs after he accused the Scottish Government of adopting an “inconsistent” approach to Freedom of Information (FoI) laws.
Almost half LGBT people in Scotland have experienced depression in the last year, according to new research.
Banning shops from having promotional offers on unhealthy food in a bid to tackle obesity “is a bizarre and contradictory public health policy”, the Scottish Government has been told.
Mountaineers have called on a local authority to reconsider its options over plans for hydro power construction schemes in a famous glen.
People in Scotland will see the impact of cuts across the country if funding measures laid out in the draft budget are approved, MSPs have been told.
A campaign has been launched to improve the learning and diet of children across Scotland.
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay is facing questions about the impact of his budget on councils after local authority leaders warned cuts were now “inevitable” to services which had previously been protected.
New animal welfare laws requiring all abattoirs to use CCTV could be brought in.
Nicola Sturgeon has said the decision to settle the civil case against the Scottish Government regarding how it handled sexual misconduct complaints against Alex Salmond is “deeply regrettable”.