Law to bring ‘overdue reform’ to pubs sector passes Holyrood vote

Source:: The National Law to bring ‘overdue reform’ to pubs sector passes Holyrood vote LEGISLATION that will bring “overdue reform” to part of Scotland’s pub sector has passed a key vote at Holyrood. Read the full article:: The National Law to bring ‘overdue reform’ to pubs sector passes Holyrood vote

Humza Yousaf ‘beyond disappointed’ with BAME representation on SNP Holyrood list

Source:: The National Humza Yousaf ‘beyond disappointed’ with BAME representation on SNP Holyrood list HUMZA Yousaf has said he is “beyond disappointed” that there will be just one more SNP candidate from a BAME background at next year’s Holyrood elections, despite 22 hopefuls putting themselves forward. Read the full article:: The National Humza Yousaf ‘beyond disappointed’ with BAME representation on SNP Holyrood list

Alister Jack refuses to resign position over Tory foreign aid cut

Source:: The National Alister Jack refuses to resign position over Tory foreign aid cut ALISTER Jack has said he will “certainly not” resign over the Conservative Government’s plan to cut foreign aid despite his concerns. Read the full article:: The National Alister Jack refuses to resign position over Tory foreign aid cut

Nicola Sturgeon warned easing of Covid restrictions at Christmas ‘irresponsible’

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon warned easing of Covid restrictions at Christmas ‘irresponsible’ NICOLA Sturgeon has been told the lack of any impact assessment for plans to ease Covid-19 restrictions over Christmas “seems deeply irresponsible”. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon warned easing of Covid restrictions at Christmas ‘irresponsible’

John Curtice: Boris Johnson 'crucial' in pushing support for independence

Source:: The National John Curtice: Boris Johnson ‘crucial’ in pushing support for independence BORIS Johnson has been “central” in driving up support for independence, according to the UK’s leading pollster. Read the full article:: The National John Curtice: Boris Johnson ‘crucial’ in pushing support for independence

Nicola Sturgeon says indyref2 will come in 'early part' of next Holyrood term

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon says indyref2 will come in ‘early part’ of next Holyrood term NICOLA Sturgeon has said that a second independence referendum will happen in the “early part” of the next Holyrood term. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon says indyref2 will come in ‘early part’ of next Holyrood term

Alison Thewliss: Westminster needs to swallow its pride and do better

Source:: The National Alison Thewliss: Westminster needs to swallow its pride and do better IN these unprecedented times, the Chancellor regularly tells us that he and his department are unable to save every job in the UK, due to the cost and scale of such a task. Indeed, if he was being sincere, I would have some sympathy for him. Read the full article:: The National Alison Thewliss: Westminster needs to swallow its pride and do better

Peter Murrell told to appear before Salmond probe on December 8

Source:: The National Peter Murrell told to appear before Salmond probe on December 8 Nicola Sturgeon’s husband has been called to give evidence to Holyrood’s Alex Salmond Inquiry early next month. Read the full article:: The National Peter Murrell told to appear before Salmond probe on December 8

Grouse shooting licence proposals receive mixed reaction from Scots

Source:: The National Grouse shooting licence proposals receive mixed reaction from Scots ENVIRONMENTAL groups have welcomed a Scottish Government decision to require grouse shooting licences, but gamekeeper groups have complained of an “endless battering” of rural life. Read the full article:: The National Grouse shooting licence proposals receive mixed reaction from Scots

Wings Over Scotland: Political website most read by Scottish Government staff

Source:: The National Wings Over Scotland: Political website most read by Scottish Government staff THE controversial Wings Over Scotland blog is the political website most accessed by Scottish Government staff, a freedom of information request has revealed. Read the full article:: The National Wings Over Scotland: Political website most read by Scottish Government staff

FMQs: Patrick Harvie quizzes Nicola Sturgeon on Covid Christmas guidance

Source:: The National FMQs: Patrick Harvie quizzes Nicola Sturgeon on Covid Christmas guidance IT starts earlier every year doesn’t it? Christmas. Christmas. Christmas. It’s only November and we’re already compiling our naughty and nice lists, deciding which family members have made the cut and who’s bubble has sadly burst. Read the full article:: The National FMQs: Patrick Harvie quizzes Nicola Sturgeon on Covid Christmas guidance

Alister Jack refuses to resign over foreign aid cut despite concerns

Source:: The National Alister Jack refuses to resign over foreign aid cut despite concerns ALISTER Jack has said he will “certainly not” resign over the Conservative Government’s plan to cut foreign aid despite concerns over the move. Read the full article:: The National Alister Jack refuses to resign over foreign aid cut despite concerns