Latest news about The Scottish Government
Scottish ministers refused to join with their Welsh and English counterparts in supporting proposals for a ban on the sale of peat-based compost across the three nations, we can reveal.
Data released under freedom of information law shows the results of sampling for microplastics in Scottish seas in 2021 and 2022.
Conservationists have welcomed plans by the Scottish Government’s woodland agency to bring beavers to three new sites on its vast estate before the end of this year.
Sam and Ali are back with a special podcast about our latest 'Are Councils Working?' series in conjunction with The Herald.
A proposed gas plant at Peterhead is on “rotten foundations” and could “seriously jeopardise” Scotland’s climate targets, the Scottish Government has been told.
Decentralisation of power from Holyrood, full devolution of local taxes and directly elected mayors are among the proposals made by campaigners and politicians pushing for reforms to local government in Scotland.
Councillors are working without basic legal protections such as the right to paid maternity and family leave – even though the Scottish Government promised to resolve the issue years ago.
Women who served as councillors across Scotland have faced threats of violence racist abuse, and sexual harassment during their time in office, as new figures reveal that one in three female councillors stepped down at the 2022 election.
Future 'bleak', as council data reveals neighbourhood cutbacks.