Alex Salmond is setting public health policy for his new Alba party with help from Scotland’s former chief medical officer, Sir Harry Burns.
Election 2021 News
With campaigning at full tilt for the Scottish election, Seana Davis joined us on Election Hub Live to talk about the issues around state-sponsored disinformation.
Willie Rennie has signalled that the Lib Dems want to work more closely with Labour to help bridge a "bitter divide" running through Scottish politics.
Today on Election Hub Live we spoke to Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie about his party’s manifesto launch, and looked into election disinformation.
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross says it is "arrogant" of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to brand opponents "infantile" for challenging her government's promises to improve infrastructure in the north and north-east.
New teachers should be given longer contracts to help fill vacancies across the north and north-east, Lib Dems claim.
The Lib Dems will promise more money and support for the country's unpaid carers in their manifesto.
The last year has been tough for all of us.
The SNP launched their manifesto, outlining policies they promise to deliver should they be elected to government in May's election.
Douglas Ross has said the Conservatives would consult on a blueprint for Scotland’s new agricultural policy within 100 days of the election.
Nicola Sturgeon branded her political opponents “infantile” for claiming the SNP Government fell short of promises to improve infrastructure in the north and north-east.
The past year has been a difficult one for the sports industry, with all gyms, sports clubs and swimming pools being closed for the majority, if not all, of the coronavirus pandemic.
Election Hub Live: SNP’s Jenny Gilruth commits to ‘greater coherence’ on international aid and development goals, if re-elected
International development secretary Jenny Gilruth says the Scottish Government will look again at tying Scotland's modest aid budget with development goals around better health and education opportunities for women and girls.
Today on Election Hub Live we took a look at the SNP’s manifesto launch, spoke to international development secretary Jenny Gilruth and explored the impact the coronavirus lockdown has had on the sports industry.
Nicola Sturgeon’s pitch for re-election includes freezing income tax rates while also aiming to rebuild from the devastating Covid pandemic.
Young people and families will be offered up to £50,000 to stay in or move to islands under SNP bond plans to tackle rural population decline.
Most people in the upcoming Scottish Parliament election will end up voting for one of the ‘Big Five’ parties – the SNP, the Conservatives, Labour, the Lib Dems or the Greens.
Karen Adam never sought to pursue a career in elected politics but a marriage breakdown and the Scottish independence referendum would prove to be a "turning point" in her life.
Holyrood candidate Fatima Joji has shared her experiences of fasting during Ramadan while pounding the streets on the election campaign.
There's a saying about déjà vu - somewhere, at some time, you've been repeatedly hit on the head like this before.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has admitted her government "took its eye off the ball" on Scotland's drug death shame.
Armed forces veterans would be given a welfare top-up and extra help for housing under Scottish Conservative proposals for government.
Today was the first day back on the election campaign, and on Election Hub Live we looked at the first minister’s coronavirus briefing, discussed the UK Government taking Holyrood to court, and a good news story – everyone on a small island community got their coronavirus vaccine in just one day.
The Scottish Greens want an end to government support for the Aberdeen-based OGTC and any other "backdoor" funding for North Sea oil and gas.
Douglas Ross confirmed Boris Johnson is not expected to head north during the Scottish election campaign – but would not say if that was a blessing in disguise.
A lack of job opportunities in the rural north is being blamed for forcing graduates away from the region.
The Scottish Labour Party has moved to distance itself from a Dundee candidate who made social media comments about the party's reaction to the death of Prince Philip.
SNP minister accused of breaching rules over dinner with businessmen at centre of David Cameron lobbying scandal
An SNP minister’s unrecorded dinner with businessmen at the centre of the David Cameron lobbying scandal has sparked calls for an investigation into whether he broke the ministerial code.
Election campaigning will resume this week following a pause to mark the death of the Duke of Edinburgh but will be suspended again on Saturday for his funeral, it has been confirmed.