• Fri. May 24th, 2024

Scottish government

  • Home
  • “Unsustainable and costly”:  Home Secretary urges Scottish government to house asylum seekers on cruise ship

“Unsustainable and costly”:  Home Secretary urges Scottish government to house asylum seekers on cruise ship

Home Secretary James Cleverly has urged the Scottish government to take on more asylum seekers and suggested housing them on a cruise ship. In a letter to First Minister Humza…

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…

“Fundamentally illiberal”: Christian Institute threatens lawsuit over conversion practices ban

The Christian Institute is preparing to take the Scottish Government to court over new legislation that would ban conversion practices in Scotland. Conversion practices are interventions that seek to alter…

Scottish Government announces Scottish Budget 2024/25

On 19 December, Scottish Secretary for Finance Shona Robinson announced the SNP’s budget plan for the year 2024/25. Robinson stated that Brexit and “disastrous Westminster policies” render the country vulnerable…

Edinburgh to enforce Scotgov ban on pavement parking from next year

The Scottish government has announced a plan to ban pavement parking in Scotland, coming into effect next month. Edinburgh will become the first city in Scotland to enforce these laws,…

Scotland school exam reforms delayed

Scotland’s education and skills minister, Jenny Gilruth, has postponed exam reform until the new year. In a speech delivered to the Scottish Parliament, Gilruth announced delays in the highly anticipated…

Yousaf backs Health Secretary Michael Matheson amid iPad scandal

First Minister Humza Yousaf has declared that he does not believe he was misled by Health Secretary Michael Matheson amid an £11,000 data roaming controversy. On Thursday 16 November Matheson…

Scottish Parliament calls for immediate ceasefire

The Scottish Government has backed a motion calling an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza and an unconditional release of all hostages held by Hamas. The motion states that Scottish Parliament…