Scottish shipyards have been sold down the river by the Tories.
I thought I’d heard it all from the UK government on the pernicious rape clause. It’s now a year since it came into force, and almost three since it was announced in the July Budget of 2015. But Esther McVey, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, proved me wrong. Giving evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Social Security Committee, McVey called the rape clause “extra help”, “an opportunity to talk” and “double support”. It is none of these things.
Today marks a year since Theresa May made her ill-fated decision to call a General Election in an attempt to ‘strengthen her hand’.
I’m writing this week’s column having just arrived home in Glasgow from a successful official visit to China – so this is a good opportunity to share some reflections on what has been a very productive week.
Back in 2015, David Cameron brought forward a debate on military action against ISIS in Syria, following the abhorrent terrorist attacks in Paris.
New dads should have at least four weeks paternity leave not two, says SNP MSP Fulton MacGregor.
As part of our #Vote100 Project, we spoke to Mhairi Hunter about women in politics and her inspiration - her Mum Allison Hunter.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s visit to China: boosting trade, tourism, culture and education links
Nicola Sturgeon has just ended a visit to China to promote Scotland. From promoting Scottish businesses to building new education and cultural links, it’s been a successful visit.
This week First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is in China promoting trade, tourism and cultural links with the country.