Rumoured plans for the UK Government to withhold state aid powers after Brexit would be a “full-scale assault on devolution” and increase support for Scottish independence, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Roads and car parking take up more than a third of space in two of Scotland’s biggest cities, analysis by the Scottish Parliament has found.
The Scottish Government should act swiftly to repeal emergency legislation that makes it easier to detain people with mental health conditions, according to Holyrood’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee.
A Westminster committee is taking requests from the public on the topic it should explore in a new inquiry.
The depute leader of the SNP council group in Aberdeen has announced her intention to stand for election to the Scottish Parliament.
Proposals to limit rent increases for private-sector tenants have been dropped due to a lack of time for a Holyrood Committee to consider the plans.
Transparency is key to maintaining the public’s trust in the Scottish Government’s decision-making and compliance with the remaining lockdown measures, Holyrood’s Covid-19 Committee has said.
Groups representing the retail and tourism sectors have welcomed the announcement of target opening dates by the First Minister.
Coronavirus testing is due to be expanded among NHS staff and face coverings will be mandatory for visitors to hospitals and care homes, the Health Secretary has announced.
Scottish Government plans for schools to return full-time in August have been labelled the “mother and father of ministerial climb downs” by opposition parties.
Education Secretary John Swinney has said pupils should prepare to return to school on a full-time basis in August.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has said she is confident rape and sexual assault victims will be able to choose the gender of their forensic medical examiner under new legislation.
The Scottish Government has revealed more than 9,000 affordable homes were completed before the coronavirus lockdown was put in place.
Policy on devolved issues should return to the Scottish Parliament on the day Britain leaves the European Union, according to a committee of MSPs.
A north-east MSP has welcomed new laws creating the criminal offence of harming or killing service animals.
Animal welfare charity the Scottish SPCA has hailed the passage of a “transformational” new law.
The rural economy will receive additional support after a north-east MSP's amendment was passed at Holyrood.
Former Scottish Labour leader Iain Gray has announced he is to quit Holyrood at next year’s election.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has pledged families will be “at the heart” of investigations into the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH) in Glasgow.
Teachers could be forced to choose between appealing their pupils’ grades and preparing for reopening schools, Holyrood’s Education Committee has said.
Education Secretary John Swinney has warned that life in schools across the country is unlikely to return to normal in the next academic year.
The Scottish Greens have proposed an end to the licensed killing of beavers.
Scottish Parliament chiefs are to spend £2.6 million on security improvements at the Holyrood building.
Angus MacDonald, the MSP for Falkirk East, has announced he will step down after 10 years.
The Care Inspectorate has revealed serious concerns over how some homes are responding to the Covid-19 outbreak.
About a third of care home staff in Scotland have been tested for coronavirus, new figures show.
A new board with experts on poverty, equality, disability and homelessness is being set up to advise the Scottish Government on how to make Scotland fairer after the coronavirus pandemic.
Scottish Labour MSP David Stewart has announced he will retire at the next election.
A Holyrood committee is to mount an inquiry into the impact the coronavirus crisis will have on next year’s Scottish budget.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said the number of minority representatives in the Scottish Parliament is “not good enough” as she said no country is immune from racism.