An independent investigation must be launched into the spread of coronavirus in hospitals after it emerged more than 900 patients were infected while in for other treatment, Scottish Labour has demanded.
The Just Transition Commission should continue beyond 2021 to help the post-coronavirus economy become more environmentally sustainable, Scottish Labour has said.
Offenders deliberately destroying birds’ nests, damaging breeding sites and “harassing” birds of prey could face longer jail sentences after the Scottish Government indicated more animal welfare crimes may face the maximum penalties.
‘Botched PR exercise’: Scottish politicians react to ‘special’ press conference by special adviser Dominic Cummings
Scotland's politicians have had their say in response to the unprecedented press conference conducted by the Prime Minister's special adviser, Dominic Cummings.
New wildlife laws should make more crimes against animals subject to tougher punishment, Scottish Labour has said.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has said a review should be held into Scotland’s care home sector, as Police Scotland confirmed it is investigating the deaths of three care home residents.
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has called for Jeane Freeman to “come clean” over the scale of discharging untested hospital patients into care homes.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has been urged to outline plans to deal with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in frontline workers caused by dealing with the pandemic.
The Scottish Government has signalled its support for a proposal from the Greens to bar companies registered in tax havens from receiving taxpayer-funded Covid-19 bailouts.
Labour is calling on the Scottish Government to record and publish detailed data about the impact of Covid-19 on Scotland’s ethnic minorities to help establish if they are at greater risk.
There have been more than 600 excess deaths not directly related to Covid-19 in care homes in the last seven weeks, according to analysis by Scottish Labour.
Scottish Labour has called for the publication of plans to stop prisoners from falling into homelessness after early release.
The Scottish Government has been accused of being “neither early, nor rapid” with its test, trace and isolate strategy by Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard.
Scottish Labour has called for an inquiry into the Scottish Parliament’s preparedness to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.
A care home has stopped admitting new residents after reports 15 people with confirmed or suspected coronavirus there have died in the last month.
Two of the most senior figures in the Labour party have renewed pleas for Aberdeen’s nine suspended councillors to be re-admitted to the party.
The number of students at college and university from the most deprived 20% of areas in Scotland has increased.
Jackie Baillie has been elected as deputy leader of Scottish Labour, following the close of ballots in the election at noon on Thursday.
Protective equipment such as goggles and visors should be sent from empty schools to healthcare workers dealing the coronavirus pandemic, Scottish Labour has said.
The Scottish Parliament has announced it will suspend public engagements due to the “extremely challenging circumstances” caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
The Scottish parliament should be shut to the public due to coronavirus to “substantially cut the risk to elected members” and keep it open longer, Scottish Labour has said.
A senior politician has called for a party leader to “back or sack” nine Aberdeen councillors suspended from Scottish Labour.
A former Aberdeen City Council finance boss has not ruled out standing for re-election in the future despite his party coming in third in the by-election.
Scottish Labour has selected its candidate for any general election to Westminster.
A north-east trade union activist has been named as the Scottish Labour Party candidate for the next General Election.
A former Aberdeen council finance convener has launched a bid to return to being a councillor – and promised “more of the same” if elected.
Aberdeen City Council’s co-leader today claimed his party’s by-election success is a “ringing endorsement” of the Town House’s ruling administration.
A candidate in a crucial Aberdeen by-election has revealed he would not join the ruling coalition if elected.
Plans for council-run bus services in Aberdeen have moved a step closer following support from MSPs.
Nine Aberdeen councillors suspended from Scottish Labour have been sent Tory membership cards by the political rivals who accused them of betraying their constituents.