Nicola Sturgeon says Ian Blackford acted with “grace and dignity” after the SNP Westminster leader was accused of “vigilante” and bullying behaviour.
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has branded a lack of mental health professionals in Police Scotland as “pitiful”.
The Scottish Government has defended its policy on schools and the shut-down of hospitality during the second wave of the pandemic.
MSPs must be allowed to see the Scottish Government’s plans for a coronavirus vaccine after “calamitous scenes” around the winter flu jab, Willie Rennie has said.
Week after week for months, I implored the First Minister to introduce the mass testing of asymptomatic students to try to prevent outbreaks in university towns when students returned to study and, week after week, I was told it was being "considered".
Protective aprons sent to GPs were wrongly labelled as bin bags, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
All students returning home from university for Christmas will be offered a new "30-minute" test for coronavirus before travelling, but no plans have been confirmed for their New Year return.
Scotland’s coronavirus contact tracing system is “working to a very high standard”, Nicola Sturgeon has insisted.
Deputy First Minister John Swinney has defended the Scottish Government’s record on coronavirus contact tracing after new data revealed the system is performing worse than previously thought.
Fife, Angus and Perth and Kinross Council areas will move into level three coronavirus restrictions this Friday, after a dramatic increase in cases.
Education must be at the heart of Scotland’s recovery from coronavirus, Willie Rennie has insisted, as he told how the country needs hope and unity after a “decade of division”.
Education must be placed at the heart of Scotland’s recovery from Covid-19, Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie is to say.
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie is “very optimistic” his party can make gains at next year’s Holyrood elections by offering Scots an alternative to the “chaos” offered by Boris Johnson and independence.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said the Test and Protect system is not being outsourced, despite a contract being awarded to a private company to provide contact tracing staff.
Opposition parties have attacked the Scottish Government after reports that contact tracing has been outsourced.
Clarity is needed over the number of contact tracers available in Scotland after conflicting statements from ministers, Willie Rennie has said.
Future plans to roll out a coronavirus vaccine should be scrutinised by the Scottish Parliament after a “disorderly” programme of flu jabs, Willie Rennie has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to ensure the current “rush” for flu jabs does not become a “stampede” when a coronavirus vaccine is discovered.
Thousands of students have moved to university campuses across Scotland this month, leading to a spike in cases of Covid-19 and forcing hundreds into self-isolation.
The Scottish Government has been challenged to “step up” and put a rent rebate scheme in place for students who quit their university accommodation.
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has vowed his MSPs will oppose any bid to hold a second independence vote over the next Holyrood term.
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie is to set out the “Third Way” alternative to Britain under Boris Johnson or independence.
University students living in halls of residence or flats have been banned from visiting family homes and could face Christmas without their loved ones as health officials ponder restrictions over the winter break.
Additional resources are being put in place to ensure contact tracers can reach the target of carrying out checks on 20% of Scots required to quarantine after overseas travel.
Coronavirus contact tracers have contacted fewer than one in 20 Scots who are required to quarantine after travelling abroad.
Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has declared his support for his wife Nadia El-Nakla, who has announced she is seeking the SNP’s nomination to stand for election to Holyrood.
A secret Scottish Government document has revealed ministers are considering extensive Covid restrictions including local lockdowns during the October school holidays, travel restrictions and pub closures.
The Scottish Government should adopt “common sense” improvements to coronavirus tracking proposed by an expert in public health, the Scottish Liberal Democrats leader has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to do “whatever it takes” to allow more people to visit relatives in care homes during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Scottish Government should begin publishing postcode-level details on coronavirus cases, Willie Rennie has said.