MSPs will hold an inquiry into the Scottish Parliament’s working practices during the coronavirus pandemic with a view to making permanent changes to its rules.
A north-east councillor has been selected as a candidate for next year's Scottish Parliament election.
The Scottish Government "cannot rule out" imposing greater restrictions if the spike in coronavirus cases continues, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Reforms to strike a fairer balance between freedom of speech and protecting reputations in Scotland’s defamation legislation have been backed by Holyrood’s Justice Committee.
Nicola Sturgeon should quit if she misled Holyrood on Alex Salmond, says Lib Dem MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton
An MSP has called on the First Minister to resign if it is found she misled the Scottish Parliament on when she knew about allegations made against her predecessor.
MSPs call for standards inquiry into Nicola Sturgeon to be widened to investigate claims she misled Holyrood
An inquiry into whether Nicola Sturgeon has broken ministerial rules should be widened to investigate claims she misled Holyrood over meetings concerning Alex Salmond, MSPs have said.
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross has urged the Scottish Government to give businesses one week’s notice to prepare for anti-coronavirus measures imposed against them.
Indoor pubs and restaurants in north-east barred from selling alcohol and face 6pm curfew under new coronavirus restrictions
Indoor bars and restaurants in the north-east will no longer be able to serve alcohol and must close by 6pm, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
What to expect from a busy day at the Scottish Parliament as Nicola Sturgeon prepares to announce new coronavirus restrictions
Tougher restrictions are on the way for Scotland today as the country battles to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Anyone tuning into the virtual Tory conference this year would have been hard-pressed to miss Douglas Ross.
Public Health Scotland has employed 25 contact tracers to check compliance with overseas travel quarantine restrictions, the Justice Secretary has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to sack her husband, Peter Murrell, as SNP chief executive after he admitted to sending WhatsApp messages appearing to back police action against Alex Salmond.
Alex Salmond advised Nicola Sturgeon it was unhealthy for her husband to be SNP chief executive while she was first minister, it has emerged.
The leader of the Scottish Conservatives reportedly overruled MSPs on his front bench over the party’s approach to the controversial hate crime Bill at Holyrood.
Former finance secretary Derek Mackay has been claiming Scottish Parliament expenses for Edinburgh accommodation despite not being seen at Holyrood since he resigned in disgrace.
Former finance secretary Derek Mackay claimed expenses for accommodation in Edinburgh in July – despite not being seen at the Scottish Parliament since he quit his ministerial post when it emerged he had sent a series of messages to a teenage boy.
Police Scotland’s budget gap could grow from the current £44 million to £200 million by 2024/25 if there are no changes in funding or workforce, a report has warned.
More than 30 young people have gathered outside the Scottish Parliament to protest over climate change.
Student paramedics “need action now” on the implementation of bursaries to ensure they are not forced to live on the poverty line, MSPs have heard.
New measures for hospitality venues may have gone further if the Scottish Government had access to greater fiscal powers, the First Minister has said.
New Covid-19 restrictions for Scotland see household gatherings banned, curfew for pubs and employees told to work from home if they can
Household visits will be banned across Scotland from tomorrow, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced at Holyrood.
The Scottish Government should restrict new hate crime laws to behaviour or material that is threatening, rather than abusive, writes Dr Kath Murray, Lucy Hunter Blackburn and Lisa Mackenzie from policy analysis collective MurrayBlackburnMackenzie.
People forced to self-isolate due to Covid-19 will be offered financial support, the First Minister has said.
Ministers urged to back rescue package for Aberdeen firms struggling to survive after Scotland’s first local lockdown
Aberdeen’s culture and hospitality venues must become a priority for additional Scottish Government funding or more businesses in the city will be forced to close their doors permanently, MSPs have been told.
Police Scotland’s budget is expected to take a £15 million hit due to the cost of personal protective equipment (PPE) and a loss of income from policing events and sporting fixtures, MSPs have been told.
Six years on from the 2014 Scottish independence referendum, Brexit and the handling of the coronavirus pandemic by Scotland's two governments appears to be driving support for a new ballot. We spoke to leading pollster Sir John Curtice for his take.
Christopher Brookmyre spoke of grotesque parodies, his unflattering characters and an intriguing mystery when he appeared at Holyrood
“The legal side of things is far from my area of expertise, I primarily deal in lies,” does not sound like the most promising opening statement when giving evidence to a parliamentary committee looking at defamation law.
It was influential SNP politician Winnie Ewing who first inspired Aberdeen South and North Kincardine MSP Maureen Watt to consider a career in politics, back in 1974.
Holyrood’s Presiding Officer has apologised unreservedly after an error in its new remote system prevented an MSP from being able to vote.
A Holyrood committee has moved to limit ministers’ early access to economic statistics by publishing a Bill which would change the rules.