The next Holyrood term should make recovering from the effects of Covid-19 its focus, MSPs have agreed.
It's the final day of voting in the Scottish Labour Party's leadership contest on Friday, with Monica Lennon and Anas Sarwar both hoping to succeed Richard Leonard.
It's the final day of voting in the Scottish Labour Party's leadership contest on Friday, with Anas Sarwar and Monica Lennon both hoping to succeed Richard Leonard.
Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross has blasted his Labour rivals for being “half-hearted” on the key issue of the constitution, as he insisted only his party can stop the SNP from having a “Covid referendum”.
Labour leadership contender Anas Sarwar has accused the SNP Government of “short-changing” Scotland’s councils by almost £4 billion in the last nine years.
Mogwai star Stuart Braithwaite has backed a call by Scottish Labour leadership hopeful Monica Lennon for free music lessons in all of Scotland’s schools.
The proposed national care service would have equal footing with the NHS, the Health Secretary has said.
An accelerated broadband investment programme could bring thousands of jobs and improve digital connectivity across the north-east and Highlands, according to Scottish Labour leadership hopeful Monica Lennon.
Scottish Labour leadership hopeful Monica Lennon says landmark legislation she led through parliament to make period products freely available to all presents a "framework" to offer plastic-free options.
Campaigners have welcomed the news that the youngest pupils are likely to return to school later this month but said the continuing limbo is “devastating” for older children.
Both Scottish Labour leadership candidates have claimed to be the “change candidates” in the race.
Scottish Labour leadership hopeful Anas Sarwar has said he would call former leader Richard Leonard on his first day in charge in a bid to unite the party.
Labour needs to show Scots it can “do politics differently”, leadership hopeful Monica Lennon said – insisting the party can no longer rely on “party grandees getting wheeled out to preach to the nation”.
Monica Lennon has set out her priorities if she becomes the next Scottish Labour leader, as she insisted she is in the running for the party’s top job on merit.
Aberdeen’s suspended Labour councillors have officially backed Anas Sarwar to become the party’s next leader in Scotland.
Monica Lennon has won the backing of Scotland’s largest trade union in the Labour leadership contest.
Monica Lennon has pledged to not turn her face away from those who believe the independence question has yet to be settled.
Scottish Labour leadership hopeful Monica Lennon says the suspension of nine Aberdeen councillors is a matter she considers "closed by the party".
Anas Sarwar is aiming to become leader after Richard Leonard resigned earlier this month - and has now spoken out in support of the so-called "Aberdeen Nine".
Anas Sarwar has plenty to ponder as he attempts to plot a new path and purpose for the once-proud Scottish Labour Party, while juggling home-schooling with a leadership contest and his duties as an MSP.
Anas Sarwar has described the “liberating” effects of his electoral defeats as he revealed he considered quitting front-line politics as recently as last year.
Anas Sarwar and Monica Lennon have both ruled out joining a "unionist coalition" after Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross said he is willing to work with other parties to take on the SNP.
The two Scottish Labour leadership hopefuls have vowed they will make decisions independent of the UK party.
Monica Lennon and Anas Sarwar are to slug it out to become the next leader of Scottish Labour.
Labour leadership hopeful Anas Sarwar claims he has the support of more than a quarter of the party’s councillors as nominations for the post open.
That Richard Leonard’s ill-starred spell as Scottish Labour leader should come to an end was unsurprising in itself. But what did come as shock to most of his colleagues was the timing of his departure, just four months before the Scottish election.
At least £20 million is needed to tackle Scotland’s drug deaths crisis, Scottish Labour’s health spokesperson says, as MSPs debated the issue at Holyrood.
Vaccinations could begin on a 24-hour schedule when mass centres open in late February or early March, Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has said.
Breast cancer patients given lower-than-standard chemotherapy doses by NHS Tayside have called on Jeane Freeman to help resolve the "grievous damage" caused by unanswered questions over their care.
More patients were definitely or probably infected with Covid-19 while in hospital during the second wave of coronavirus, according to official figures.