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 →

Police Scotland have launched an investigation into the finances of the ruling Scottish National Party following allegations that it spent hundreds of thousands of pounds on a future independence referendum for other purposes. The allegations highlight tensions within the Scottish independence movement over what some supporters see as the failureRead More →

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the leaders of the UK’s devolved nations to crisis talks over the union after the pro-independence Scottish National Party won its fourth successive parliamentary election. Key points: Mr Johnson congratulated Nicola Sturgeon on his party’s victory in the Scottish election He invited leaders fromRead More →

Ruth Davidson shuts down Nicola Sturgeon during fiery FMQs Last night Ms Sturgeon dashed Scotland’s Christmas hopes after urging Scots not to spend the night in other homes during the holiday season and only get together for one day, unlike the five days opening of England. It came as Scotland’sRead More →