Campaigners in the Scottish Borders are raising growing concerns about a proposal for quarry which has an Ineos ethylene gas pipeline running through it.
Scotland’s Children and Young People’s Commissioner has written to the Home Office's accommodation provider, calling for an “urgent review" of a Glasgow mother and baby unit for asylum seekers.
Those raising concerns about the assessment of what have been branded "exams in disguise" include the principal of George Watson’s College one of the country’s most prestigious private schools.
Serious allegations have been made by parents, who claim they had to remove children with additional support needs from a Glasgow primary school.
Leading Scottish politicians are raising urgent questions with the Home Office following an immigration enforcement raid carried out during Eid.
The number of people receiving home care who have died over the last year has increased by 71 per cent, prompting calls for scrutiny.
Scottish high school pupils have told The Ferret that “shambolic” mismanagement by the SQA has left them facing a “marathon of assessments” without support.
The number of child protection investigations rose by a third within two years, data has revealed, though figures for those placed on the child protection register stayed static.
Activists fear the controversial practice, understood to have been discontinued after sustained campaigning, is indicative of new tougher immigration policies proposed by the Home Office.