scotland

  • November 1, 2013

    The Prison Officers Association Scotland has become the first trade union to offer its full support to the Scottish self-government campaign.

  • October 31, 2013

    A renewed 'Claim of Right' for Scotland would invoke popular sovereignty and more than nationalist is also social democratic, liberal, green, feminist and much more, says commentator Gerry Hassan. It is the Scotland of boldness, determination and self-determination, which is larger than labels and beyond being small-minded about differences. It is also a challenge to the fading 'high Scotland' which talks the people's talk while remaining paternalist, and a step beyond the limitations of the current referendum campaign.

  • October 30, 2013

    The Rev Dr Angus Morrison has become Moderator Designate of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.

  • October 28, 2013

    Having a good home is central to the health of everyone in Scotland, says the chair of the independent Housing and Wellbeing Commission.

  • October 27, 2013

    Cross-party support has been secured for a Scottish Parliament debate on a popular European system designed to protect road users.

  • October 25, 2013

    Scotland is getting it wrong. This is the bold assertion of Blossom: What Scotland Needs to Flourish, a passionate polemic on Scottish culture, society and politics (including key issues like land reform) by award-winning journalist Lesley Riddoch.

  • October 24, 2013

    There are three important lessons that we need to learn from the industrial dispute-going-on-catastrophe at the Grangemouth oil refinery, says Robin McAlpine from the Jimmy Reid Foundation. Firstly, industrial ownership in Britain is broken. Secondly, industrial relations in Britain is broken. Thirdly, London's capacity to understand or take an interest in the rest of Britain seems problematic.

  • October 22, 2013

    Scottish Greens have called for an end to what they call 'the corporate bully culture' being highlighted by the Ineos Grangemouth dispute.

  • October 22, 2013

    A survey by You Gov for Shelter Scotland found 66% want house prices to remain the same or drop in value and 64% think UK house prices are too high.

  • September 22, 2013

    An estimated 30,000 people turned up to support the campaign for Scottish self-government in Edinburgh yesterday afternoon.