The inside track

FM delivers his message to a packed hall at Eden Court in Inverness

Mar 23rd, 2013

The Scottish Independence Referendum Bill is the most important legislation to have been introduced since the Scottish Parliament was reconvened– not in itself, but what it enables Scotland to achieve with the powers of an independent country.

Mar 21st, 2013

SNP MSP Bob Doris recognises the achievements of the missionary and explorer, Dr David Livingstone, and the bicentenary of his birth.

Mar 14th, 2013

The latest Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS) statistics which came out on Wednesday show that in 2011-12, Scotland had a relative surplus compared to the rest of the UK of £4.4 billion – equivalent to £824 for every person living in Scotland.‪‪

Mar 10th, 2013

 "Local government is an essential element in the overall good governance of Scotland"

Mar 8th, 2013

Nicola Sturgeon sets out her vision of a Scotland where no child will be disadvantaged by poverty.

Mar 7th, 2013

SNP Depute Leader and Deputy First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has spoken to the European Policy Centre in Brussels.

Feb 26th, 2013

Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead pledges support for meat industry to maximise potential.

Feb 12th, 2013

The independent expert commissioned by the UK Government to determine Scotland’s legal position following independence has accepted that the 18-month period set out by the Scottish Government for the negotiation of Scotland’s independence in the wake of a “Yes” vote is...

Feb 11th, 2013

The Budget Bill confirms the spending plans that are set out in the draft budget and underpins the approach this Government is taking to promote sustainable economic growth

Feb 6th, 2013