First Minister Nicola Sturgeon delivered the statement at Bute House, alongside Scottish Green Party co-leaders Patrick Harvie and Lorna Slater. Read the full shared policy agenda, Working Together To Build A Greener, Fairer, Independent Scotland, here. A deal has been reached between the SNP and the Scottish Greens – whichRead More →

A tactical investment in Scotland’s port infrastructure designed to support the rapidly growing international offshore wind industry could deliver tens of billions of pounds in economic benefits to the country over the coming decades, an independent government-backed report has calculated. The Strategic Investment Assessment (SIA), led by Professor Jim McDonald,Read More →

The body representing Scotland’s 32 local authorities has slammed the government’s plans to create a new National Care Service (NCS), saying it could mean “the end of anything other than central control in Scotland”. The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (Cosla) on Monday launched the attack on the Edinburgh government’sRead More →