Concerns about prison overcrowding and mentally ill women prisoners, previously raised by an international human rights organisation, have not been fully resolved, new research claims.
Scotland’s public land is being sold off to housing developers building luxury homes and sidelining local people, The Ferret can reveal.
Housing and advice charities have warned that more must be done to tackle rogue landlords caught breaking the rules all over Scotland, despite emergency coronavirus laws.
The plan to cut homeless services in Glasgow by £2.6 million goes against government policies to eradicate homelessness, critics say.
Human rights campaigners have expressed concern over the safety of vulnerable people held at Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre after a sharp rise in crime complaints over the past five years.
Holyrood's £82m pension fund is to be reviewed after campaigners questioned investments in arms, fossil fuels, tobacco and iPhone factories linked to mass suicides.
At least 20 homeless people in Glasgow have died in the last six weeks, The Ferret has learned.
Dozens of torture victims detained at Dungavel immigration centre have been refused release despite doctors' concerns over their mental health.
Scotland's national records office says it will undertake a review that could see it count the deaths of homeless people for the first time.