Three out of every four care home places are now provided by private companies, according to new data which reveals the growing privatisation of care.
Scottish local authorities are continuing to use “traumatising and humiliating” restraint methods on children as young as five in residential care, almost two years after signing up to keep The Promise - an agreement published following the Care Review - to abolish it.
A charity has raised serious questions about Scotland’s planning system after Conservative councillors in Stirling backed a development against the advice of planning officials. The decision left taxpayers out of pocket when locals took the council to court.
Homeless people across Scotland owe councils over £34million in “highly questionable“ charges for temporary accommodation, according to research by a Glasgow-based public law firm, which alleges local authorities may be acting unlawfully.
A photo essay exploring Glasgow in the lead up to COP26 and meeting some of the people responding to it.
Plans by Scottish local authorities to cut carbon pollution are “deeply insufficient” and will cause Scotland to keep missing climate targets.
Environmental and transport campaigners have hit out at First Bus for providing free travel to COP26 delegates while “constantly cutting lifeline bus services” for Glasgow residents.
Glasgow should restart the refugee dispersal scheme to stop the Home Office from introducing asylum reception centres in barracks and disused oil rigs, claim campaigners.
Serious allegations have been made by parents, who claim they had to remove children with additional support needs from a Glasgow primary school.