The scrapping of start-date protections under Universal Credit (UC) is “deeply alarming”, the DWP has been told.
The Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) should be judged by the “outcome of the senior phase” rather than on concerns about subject choice in S4, according to the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).
A large majority of Tele readers believe parents should be allowed to smack their children, as plans to outlaw the punishment look set to be passed by the Scottish Government.
A smacking ban in Scotland moved a step closer to becoming law after a majority of MSPs on a Holyrood committee supported the policy.
American demands for the UK to accept chlorinated chicken and use of hormones in food is to “appeal to aspects of the domestic audience” rather than a workable trade negotiation, Michael Gove has claimed.
Critics of the smacking ban have claimed Police Scotland will have to investigate more than 2,300 allegations of assault against parents if the law is changed.
A former first minister has called for the creation of a second chamber at Holyrood as an “official check” on the Scottish Parliament.
Holyrood has unanimously passed new legislation that will mean fewer children have to go to court to give evidence.
Tattoo parlours which refuse to serve people with HIV should have their licences revoked, Kezia Dugdale has urged.
A final vote is to take place on legislation to ensure more children can record evidence ahead of jury trials in Scotland.
An embarrassed MSP suffered a slip of the tongue when trying to say that a new currency in an independent Scotland would lead to “more cuts”.
The deployment of armed police officers to more than 5,000 routine incidents last year has been defended by the Minister of Community Safety.
Holyrood could follow in the footsteps of Westminster by introducing elected committee conveners after the next Scottish Parliament elections.
Ruth Davidson has said her return to politics after maternity leave will “fire the starting gun” for the 2021 Holyrood elections.
Holyrood’s dog of the year title has been won by Sadie and Jeremy Balfour MSP.
Scotland’s Parliament building has been both award-winning and highly controversial in the 20 years of devolution.
The Scottish Parliament has not been short of scandal in its first 20 years.
The Scottish Parliament has “definitely made a huge difference in people’s lives”, former first minister Lord McConnell has said.
Death and scandal in the first Scottish Parliament saw Jim Wallace step up to act as first minister, but two decades on he has revealed how close the coalition government came to not happening at all.
“There shall be a Scottish Parliament. I like that.”