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FFS Explains: Humza Yousaf’s polling challenge
Ferret Fact Service looks at the polling on issues which may define Humza Yousaf's time in charge.
Police Scotland reported sexually exploited children to immigration enforcement
Police Scotland passed the details of over two hundred victims of crimes to Home Office immigration enforcement teams in a two year period, including sexually exploited children and women who’d been physically attacked and trafficked.
Fact check: Nicola Sturgeon on her record as first minister
Ferret Fact Service looks at five claims Nicola Sturgeon made about her record as first minister.
Hydrogen trial fears loss of funding if explosion testing results published
The firm behind a Fife trial of hydrogen in homes has refused to release the findings of explosion testing because they could “undermine the project”.
Fact check: SNP leadership debates
Ferret Fact Service looked at claims made by the SNP leadership candidates in the recent TV debates.
Concerns raised over private firms obtaining medical reports for gun licences
Concerns have been raised over private companies obtaining medical reports from GPs for people seeking a firearms licence from Police Scotland.
GPs working at ‘unsafe levels’ as patient numbers soar at a third of practices
GPs said they were being forced to work at “unsafe levels” with duty doctors in average practices clocking up to 75 appointments in one day.
Growing patient lists and unsafe working: patients and doctors speak out from the front lines of primary care
Amid rising concerns over heavy patient lists and unsafe work conditions in primary care, patients and doctors share their experiences of a system under strain.
Scotland’s councils underspend on period products
Less than half of the funding allocated to Scotland’s councils in the run-up to the Period Products Act was spent on the provision of period products.