Scottish Labour has launched a petition calling for an evictions ban and rent breaks for tenants in response to the coronavirus crisis.
Scotland’s Constitutional Relations Secretary has praised the level of cross-Government collaboration in creating emergency legislation to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.
The Scottish Government will take action again social landlords if they attempt to evict people over rent arrears during the coronavirus crisis, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Advocacy groups have urged the Scottish Government to step in to help those affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
The Scottish Government is “committed” to free bus travel for under-19s, as promised in the budget, the Finance Secretary has said.
The Scottish Government’s budget is expected to pass with the help of the Greens on Thursday.
MSPs have voted to back the Scottish Government’s income tax plans, 24 hours before its budget is due to go before Parliament.
Eric Trump has branded Patrick Harvie “an irrelevant and spineless politician” after the Scottish Greens leader suggested US President Donald Trump could be involved in money laundering.
The Scottish Conservatives have accused the Greens of being “played like a fiddle” during budget negotiations with the Scottish Government.
The Scottish budget is expected to pass its first stage after a £158 million agreement was reached with the Scottish Greens.
A group of MSPs have called for action from the Scottish Government on Police Scotland being “blocked” from investigating US rendition flights stopping at Scottish airports.
The level of funding for local government announced in the Scottish budget could lead to councils failing to meet their legal duties, it has been claimed.
The Scottish Government has launched an economic action plan, including an £18 million fund for advanced manufacturing and the piloting of two new “productivity clubs” for businesses.
A MAJORITY of North-east MSPs have voted against plans to legalise assisted suicide.