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Scottish Cabinet reshuffle: who’s who?

On 8 February 2024, Humza Yousaf publicly announced the changes that have been made in his reshuffle of Scottish Government ministers following the resignation of Michael Matheson, the former Health…

Rapid rise in Edinburgh student homelessness

On 17 January 2024, the Scottish Homelessness Monitor published its annual report on the state of homelessness in Scotland. It estimated that the number of households experiencing the most serious…

UK visa reforms announced to cut migration

On 4 December 2023, a set of new visa requirements were announced, on course to be implemented by spring 2025, to progress the government’s plan and manifesto promise to reduce…

Labour Rebellion over Gaza Ceasefire Vote

On Wednesday 15 November 2023, the motion proposed by the Scottish National Party (SNP) to call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza was defeated in the House of Commons, 293…

Combating violence against women

In 2023, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women falls on 25th November and will mark the launch of 16 days of activism, culminating on 10th December,…

Mathieson’s mansion: students react to £26,000 increase in expenses, including Eucalyptus

Sir Peter Mathieson, the Principal of the University of Edinburgh, has had his 2022/2023 expenses for his mansion on Regent Terrace published under Freedom of Information laws. Expenses revealed that…

Orkney reassesses its relationship with Scotland, rest of UK

Orkney is reassessing its relationship with Scotland and the rest of the UK. On 4 July 2023, a motion passed 15–6 in the Orkney Islands Council to draft a report…