• 24 January 2015

    Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are seen as key drivers for Scotland's future.

  • 24 January 2015

    The history of attempts to reform the House of Lords has been a sorry one, amounting to more than a century of failure.

  • 23 January 2015

    SIMPLY rebranding NHS reform from a 2020 vision to a 2030 programme doesn't just miss the knowing reference to eyesight, it looks a bit like punting a difficult problem away for another decade.

  • 21 January 2015

    AT first glance, the statistic that only 27.2 per cent of police constables who applied for a sergeant position in the latest available figures were women is an arresting number, taking into account they represent 31.1 per cent of the pool.

  • 21 January 2015

    IT SEEMS to be a sad truism of public policy and politics that strong calls in opposition for more freedom of information will equate to a more reluctant response in government.

  • 20 January 2015

    Perhaps it was always too much to expect the extraordinarily passionate and energised grassroots engagement seen during the referendum campaign to last forever.