Ticket touts used to be those dodgy guys who hung around outside stadiums or concert halls with bundles of tickets in their pockets. But today, the ticketing business is a multi-million pound international concern and one of our biggest consumer crises.
Scotland’s homelessness legislation is amongst the most progressive in the world. We have made huge progress in tackling homelessness, but we are aware of worrying signs of an increase in rough sleeping.
On Wednesday the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, announced that an estimated 450,000 women in England were not invited to their final breast-screening mammogram, between the ages of 68 and 71, as a result of an IT failure dating back to 2009.
Scotland’s food and drink sector is vitally important to our economy - the industry is worth £14.4 billion and supports 119,000 jobs across the country.
The devastating reality of Tory cuts became even clearer this week when the Trussell Trust published statistics showing that even more families are having to rely on foodbanks to get by.
Good mental wellbeing is as important as good physical health. This is as true for children and young people as it is for everyone else.
Having a home of your own really matters. We all want somewhere warm and safe to go back to at the end of a long day, to bring up children, to make new memories or grow old with our partners. A home is where much of our life happens.
On 7th February 2016, we contacted a company called Cambridge Analytica to find out more about their services.
The landmark Social Security Bill was unanimously passed by it Scottish Parliament. It marks a new milestone in the development of a Scottish social security system with dignity and respect at its heart.